On January 31, 1997, George Lucas released Star Wars: Special Edition. It quickly became the first movie of 1997 to gross more than $100 million at the box-office. This was an amazing feat considering that it is 20 years old! It was followed by Special Editions of The Empire Strikes Back on February 21, 1997, and Return of the Jedi on March 14, 1997. All included previously unreleased footage, updated special effects and THX enhanced sound. Listed below are a few images showcasing the addition scenes and enhanced effects for the Star Wars Trilogy: Special Editions.
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|Dewback.jpg||Sandtroopers and a dewback
More Sandtroopers and dewback
And more Sandtroopers and dewback
Making the CG Sandtroopers and dewbacks
Landspeeder entering Mos Eisley
Overhead shot of Mos Eisley
Landspeeder traveling through Mos Eisley
Falcon leaving Mos Eisley
Han and Jabba
Han stepping on Jabba's tail
Making CG Jabba
Making CG Ronto
Massassi Temple on Yavin
X-wings attacking Death Star
X and Y-wings attacking Death Star
Falcon landing on Yavin IV
|Cloud01.jpg||CG Falcon and Cloud City
CG Cloud City fly through
Vader's shuttle enroute to Executer
Vader's shuttle leaving Bespin
|Band.jpg||New band members
George Lucas on the set of ROTJ:SE
Another Oola picture
And another Oola picture
© 2002 Brian K. Smith, email@example.com