Wrote foreword for "My Magic Carpet of Films: A Personal Journey in the Motion Picture Industry, 1916-2000" by Michael D. Moore
8 Print Biographies |
7 Portrayals |
21 Interviews |
25 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
5 Magazine Cover Photos |
Gentle George | George L. | Lucas
5' 6" (1.68 m)
Did You Know?
I took over control of the merchandising not because I thought it was going to make me rich, but because I wanted to control it. I wanted to make a stand for social, safety, and quality reasons. I didn't want someone using the name "Star Wars" on a piece of junk.
Used the UFA film Metropolis
(1927) as guidelines for some of his Star Wars characters - the "robotic man" for "C-3PO" and the "robot's creator" as "Anakin Skywalker". Both the creator and Anakin lost a hand. The "robotic man's creator" loses his hand while building the robot.
Stunning visual effects sequences, provided by Lucas's own special effects company, ILM (Industrial Light & Magic).