Wrote foreword for "My Magic Carpet of Films: A Personal Journey in the Motion Picture Industry, 1916-2000" by Michael D. Moore
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Did You Know?
On the making of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
(1977): "When you're directing, you have to get up at four thirty [A.M], have breakfast at five, leave the hotel at six, drive an hour to location, start shooting at eight, and finish shooting around six. Then you wrap, go to your office, and set up the next day's work. You get back to the hotel about eight or nine, hopefully get a bite to eat, ...
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 ...
His stories often feature older, more experienced characters educating younger ones.