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From Star Wars to Star Wars: The Story of Industrial Light & Magic (1999)

The incredible evolution of George Lucas' special effects dream factory, including an inside look at "Star Wars: Episode One - The Phantom Menace."

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Samuel L. Jackson ... Himself - Host
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Ahmed Best ... Himself
James Cameron ... Himself
Rob Coleman ... Himself
Richard D'Alessandro ... Abbie Hoffman
David Dozoretz ... Himself
David C. Fisher David C. Fisher ... Car Doorman (as David Cotton Fisher)
Harrison Ford ... Himself
Jeff Goldblum ... Himself
Ray Harryhausen ... Himself
Bob Hoskins ... Himself
Ron Howard ... Himself
John Knoll ... Himself
John Lasseter ... Himself
George Lucas ... Himself
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The incredible evolution of George Lucas' special effects dream factory, including an inside look at "Star Wars: Episode One - The Phantom Menace."

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USA

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15 June 1999 (USA) See more »

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Okay...But I'd rather kiss a Wookiee
6 March 2003 | by buckaroobanzai50See all my reviews

I love all these behind-the-scenes docs, and was looking forward to this when it was aired on TV. But alas I was disappointed. It didn't spend as much time on the Star Wars films as I had hoped. But then, it was supposed to summerise ILM's involvement in many major films over the last three decades, and not concentrate on only a few.

Worth seeing if you're a big fan like I am, but I'd recommend 'The Making Of Star Wars', which will probably never be shown on TV again, or 'SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back'. They're both quite hard to find on VHS, but I managed to obtain copies.


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