The Making of Star Wars 44 years old

...as told by C-3PO and R2-D2

The Making of Star Wars

Learn the incredible behind-the-scenes story of how the original Star Wars movie was brought to the big screen in this fascinating documentary hosted by C-3PO and R2-D2 which includes interviews with George Lucas and appearances by Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher.

Credits

Mark Hamill
Mark Hamill

Himself

George Lucas
George Lucas

Himself

Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford

Himself

James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones

Darth Vader (voice) (uncredited)

Anthony Daniels
Anthony Daniels

Host, C-3PO

William Conrad
William Conrad

Narrator (original narration from 1977) (voice)

The Making of Star Wars Cast

Name Character
Anthony Daniels He was 31, now 75 years old as Host, C-3PO
Kenny Baker He was 43, 81 years old when he died as Host, R2-D2 (uncredited)
Gary Kurtz He was 37, 78 years old when he died as Himself
James Earl Jones He was 46, now 90 years old as Darth Vader (voice) (uncredited)
William Conrad He was 56, 73 years old when he died as Narrator (original narration from 1977) (voice)
Garrick Hagon He was 37, now 82 years old as Himself (uncredited)
David Prowse He was 42, 85 years old when he died as Darth Vader (uncredited)
Peter Mayhew He was 33, 74 years old when he died as Himself (uncredited)
Peter Diamond He was 37, 63 years old when he died as Himself, stunt coordinator (uncredited)
George Lucas He was 33, now 77 years old as Himself
Mark Hamill He was 25, now 70 years old as Himself
Harrison Ford He was 35, now 79 years old as Himself
Don LaFontaine He was 37, 68 years old when he died as Narrator (voice)

The Making of Star Wars Crew

Name Department
Robert Guenette as Director. He was 42 (68) years old when He died Directing
Robert Guenette as Producer. He was 42 (68) years old when He died Production
Richard Schickel as Writer. He was 44 (84) years old when He died Writing
Tom H. John as Art Direction. Art
The Making of Star Wars poster
The Making of Star Wars (44 years)

...as told by C-3PO and R2-D2

  • Release day: Friday, September 16, 1977
  • Runtime: 49 minutes