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Gentle George | George | George L. | Lucas
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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I've had a very volatile relationship with Francis (Francis Ford Coppola
). It's on both sides, like we were married and we got divorced. It's as close a relationship as I've had with anybody.
He made what was at the time an unusual deal for the film, Raiders of the Lost Ark
(1981). Paramount financed the film's entire $20 million budget. In exchange, Lucas would own over 40% of the film and collect almost half of the profits after the studio a grossed a certain amount. It turned out to be a very lucrative deal for Lucas. Paramount executive Michael Eisner
said that he felt the script ...
Letters/numbers THX-1138 (name of his first "real" movie) appears in many films: The licence plate number on Milner's deuce coupe in American Graffiti
(1973) was THX 138. A battle droid who captures Jar Jar Binks and the Gungans has the number 1138 written on his back. In Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
(1977), Luke Skywalker said (with reference to Chewbacca) "Prisoner transfer from cell ...