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Star Wars Documentary About The Actors Behind The Masks Needs Your Money

12 May 2014 9:39 AM, PDT | | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Do you consider yourself a true Star Wars fanatic? Think you know every bit of trivia, not just from the films but from the expanded world of novels and spin-off series? Maybe. But do you know Derek Lyons? He played Medal Bearer and Massassi Guard in Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope. And he's at the center of Elstree 1976, an in-the-works documentary about the bit players whose faces were hidden by masks, but whose presence helped make Star Wars the modern movie marvel it is today. Documentarian Jon Spira (Anyone Can Play Guitar) has watched almost any Star Wars doc you could name. But he noticed they fell into two camps, either talking about the production itself or about the fan culture that has grown from it. He wanted to do something different, looking to how Star Wars impacted the lives of some of its smaller players. He »

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