Lost Return of the Jedi footage found!

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Boy, after all three of J.W. Rinzler’s Enhance Making of Star Wars books hit, we get this dropping on us now. When it rain it pours, I suppose.

This Facebook page has the most interesting find on it since… well last Tuesday when Rinzler’s books hit. A long lost Edit Droid laserdisc with 30 minutes of alternate takes from Return of the Jedi.

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It was incredible to see a moment where Yoda actually admits that Obi-Wan wanted to tell Luke about his father, but Yoda forbade it. Moments later, Yoda falls down limp and the puppeteer needs a break as he apologizes for needing to relax his wary arm. Other bits of the footage only have historical relevance as we see Artoo working on the X-Wing, the footage really just consisting of coverage.

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Head over there and see the footage! Hopefully they continue to release the rest of the footage for us to see soon.

Thanks to Furious Fanboys for the heads up!

 

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