Learn About Operating Jabba The Hutt in Great 20-Minute Documentary

Jamie Benning's Filmumentaries are some of the best behind-the-scenes documentaries I've ever seen. Benning combines rarely seen video with interviews he's conducted himself, commentary tracks from Blu-ray and DVD releases of the films in question, and just generally provides an amazing in-depth experience for film fans so they can learn more about some of their favorite movies. He's done excellent work on Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jaws, and Back to the Future.

Now he's back with a 20-minute documentary about Toby Philpott and Dave Barclay, the puppeteers who operated Jabba the Hutt in Return of the Jedi. It includes a new interview with Philpott, who goes into great detail about the design work, how it operates, and even speculates that George Lucas would have liked to create Jabba in CGI back then, but the technology wasn't available to him yet. Benning has created another fantastic piece of work here,
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