Skywalking: The Life and Films of George Lucas

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Da Capo Press, 1999 - Performing Arts - 332 pages
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Filled with revelations about the origins and making of American Graffiti, Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Return of the Jedi, this only full-length biography of filmmaker and cinematic visionary George Lucas has been updated with a substantial new chapter that discusses the revamped Star Wars Trilogy Special Edition, the Star Wars prequels, the filming of the first installment, and the controversial ways in which Lucas's approach and success continue to alter the landscape of the film industry.

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User Review  - Kass Johns - Goodreads

It was an interesting read. I don't normally read bios, but I do the the movies of this person and so wanted to know more about where he got his storytelling quality. It was quite interesting to read of this new breed of Hollywood creativity. Read full review

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User Review  - Eric Gilliland - Goodreads

Dale Pollock's informative biography of George Lucas provides a glimpse into the man who shaped the cultural imagination of late 20th century. Described as an aimless teenager with limited ambitions ... Read full review

Contents

It Wasnt My Fault
1
When Things Were Simpler
11
Reality Stops Here
41
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Dale Pollock is president of Peak Productions and a successful producer of twelve feature films (which have received four Academy Award nominations). A former film critic for Daily Variety and chief film reporter for the Los Angeles Times, he lives in Los Angeles.

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