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How Star Wars conquered the universe : the past, present, and future of a multibillion dollar franchise

Author: Chris Taylor
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of the film series from the difficult creation of the original film to the preparations for a new trilogy, providing portraits of the people who labored behind the scenes to turn George Lucas' idea into a legend.
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Taylor, Chris, 1973-
How Star Wars conquered the universe.
New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2014]
(DLC) 2014023580
(OCoLC)869266739
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Taylor
ISBN: 9780465056934 0465056938 9780465097517 0465097510 9781541697928 1541697928
OCLC Number: 889674238
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 450 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Contents: A Navajo hope --
Mars wars --
The land of zoom --
Plastic spacemen --
Hyperspace drive --
How to be a Jedi --
Buck Rogers in the twentieth century --
Home free --
My little space thing --
Spoof wars --
Star Wars has a posse --
The first reel --
Release --
The accidental empire --
Here come the clones! --
How to exceed in sequels --
Being Boba --
End of the Jedi? --
Between the wars --
The universe expands --
Return of the writer --
Special addition --
The line --
The prequels conquer Star Wars --
Building character --
How I stopped worrying and learned to love the prequels --
Using the universe --
Hello Disney --
Across the universe.
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