Star Wars Storyboards: The Original Trilogy (Hardcover)

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By J. W. Rinzler (Editor), Joe Johnston (Foreword by), Nilo Rodis-Jamero (Introduction by)
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For the first time, Lucasfilm has opened its Archives to present the complete storyboards for the original Star Wars trilogy--the world-changing A New Hope and its operatic sequels, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi--as well as never-before-published art from early conceptual and deleted scenes.
From the opening chase above Tatooine in A New Hope to the Battle of Endor in Jedi, this book presents the visual inspiration behind now-iconic moments. Readers can finally see a full set of storyboards by legendary artist Joe Johnston, as well as early boards for Episode IV by Alex Tavoularis and for Episode V by Ivor Beddoes, rarely seen Episode VI boards by Roy Carnon, and Ralph McQuarrie's never-before-seen storyboards for Episode V.

About the Author

J. W. Rinzler, executive editor at Lucasfilm Ltd., is the author of the New York Times bestsell-ers The Making of Star Wars and The Making of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. He lives in Petaluma, California. Joe Johnston served as a storyboard and concept artist on the original Star Wars trilogy. He has since directed The Rocketeer, Jumanji, and Captain America: The First Avenger. He lives in Los Angeles. Nilo Rodis-Jamero served as the assistant art director of visual effects for The Empire Strikes Back and as costume designer for Return of the Jedi.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781419707742
ISBN-10: 1419707744
Publisher: ABRAMS
Publication Date: May 13th, 2014
Pages: 351
Language: English