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Space Opera E05: Star Wars: The Original Trilogy (1977 - 1983)

It's finally time to cover the ultimate Space Opera film series, Star Wars!

We discuss the lasting influence of the Star Wars franchise on cinema by looking at the original trilogy; Star Wars: A New Hope (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return Of The Jedi (1983).

We examine George Lucas' career in film, the mythology of the series and all of the extraordinary innovations that were made to make the first three films a reality.


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