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November 19, Larry Heider Summer George Lucas had welded mythological structure, pioneering special effects, and a spectacular production design to create a cinematic phenomenon that redefined how studios selected and marketed big-budget spectacles.
Movies would never be the same again. Originally, the show was intended to keep the property viable and licensed merchandise moving off shelves until the inevitable sequel. Pat and I spent the entire day with Lucas.
He took out a legal pad and asked how many minutes were in a TV special. He wrote down numbers from one to He was very methodical about it. He had at least a dozen stories he had already written, so we were just helping to fill in a world he knew everything about.
His idea was basically for a Wookiee Rosh Hashanah. A furry Earth Day. Wookiees played a big part of it. Stormtroopers were harassing them. I don't have the script.
It sure as [hell] wasn't what it ended up being. We had written lots of non-verbal stuff. The challenge was how to get things across. Even in silent movies, you had subtitles. It focused on a galactic holiday celebrated by all species, with the Wookiee planet of Kashyyyk selected to host the festivities that year.
For the latter, Hemion and Smith turned to producers Ken and Mitzie Welch to arrange original songs and enlist talent. Elle Puritz Assistant to the Producer: I was working for the Welches at the time.
I thought it was a terrible idea. Miki Herman Lucasfilm Consultant: Lippincott requested I be involved with the special. I did a lot of ancillary projects. I knew all the props, all the actors.
I hired Stan Winston to create the Wookiee family. George Lucas via Empire Fox said, "You can promote the film by doing the TV special. I do remember Gary Smith saying they wanted to have Mikhail Baryshnikov and Ann-Margret involved, high-caliber people that were popular.
Ken and Mitzie called Bea Arthur. They wrote a song with her in mind. Thomas Searle via YouTube Ripps: It never occurred to us to get Bea Arthur. We spent just that one day with Lucas, then got put in touch with [director] David Acomba.
Acomba was a Canadian filmmaker who had coincidentally gone to the University of Southern California around the same time as Lucas, though the two never crossed paths at the time.
Larry Heider Camera Operator: David came out of a rock 'n' roll world, a documentary world. Using five cameras, everything shooting at the same time. He was very indignant about his own lack of knowledge, and he did not get along with the Welches.
Lucas wanted a show about the holiday.
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