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Elstree 1976 (2015)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 6 May 2016 (USA)
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Actors and extras reminisce about their time on the set of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and how making the film affected their lives.

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Jon Spira

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Jon Spira

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Paul Blake ... Himself
Jeremy Bulloch ... Himself
John Chapman John Chapman ... Himself
Anthony Forrest ... Himself
Laurie Goode Laurie Goode ... Himself
Garrick Hagon ... Himself
Derek Lyons ... Himself
Angus MacInnes ... Himself
David Prowse ... Himself
Pam Rose Pam Rose ... Herself
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Actors and extras reminisce about their time on the set of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and how making the film affected their lives.

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Behind the masks. Beneath the helmets. Big people. Small roles.

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 May 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Elstree 1976 - Dietro le maschere di Guerre stellari See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

GBP135,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,270, 8 May 2016

Gross USA:

$12,173

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,173
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Color | Black and White (archive footage)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Jon Spira used the crowd funding site 'Kickstarter' to raise enough funds to make this documentary. See more »

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Features Adam Adamant Lives! (1966) See more »

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A nostalgic look back at some of the actors from the 1977 classic...
30 October 2015 | by Sub50See all my reviews

The timing of this movie couldn't be better. With The Force Awakens hype at a feverish pitch, this nostalgic look back at the stories of ten individuals whose acting jobs during the summer of 1976 forever changed their lives. No one knew it at the time, but this American Sci-Fi project they were hired for would go on to be one of the highest grossing franchises in the history of cinema. While none of these actors has found worldwide success in film or had their life cut tragically short, Elstree 1976 is a touching story about their common brush with fame as pioneers in the Star Wars universe. If you're a fan of the 1977 classic, you will love this film. If you're not a big fan, but appreciate a great character driven documentary, this would also be for you. There is enough here to keep everyone happy as we travel back a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…


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