Friday, September 9, 2011

Friday Free-For-All: Star Wars Lost Jabba scene

The Star Wars BluRays finally come out next Tuesday and I'm not sure if this special feature will be among the offerings. A very devoted fan went to a lot of trouble to reconstruct the original Jabba scene from the original Star Wars as it was shot. If you've seen the Special Editions, you know that Lucas placed a CG Jabba over the stand-in actor so that this film's Jabba would match the one eventually introduced in Return of the Jedi.

The scene below is reconstructed from the snippets and pieces that have leaked out over the years through various Star Wars specials, DVD features and behind-the-scenes CD-ROMs.

And in case you're curious, here's how the scene appeared on the 2004 DVD release:

1 comment:

  1. Ugh. The part I dislike the most: