Posts Tagged: Star Wars

Painting detailed motherships hovering over planets, Ralph McQuarrie helped ‘Star Wars’ get made

BERKELEY, Calif. – Ralph McQuarrie, the artist who transformed George Lucas’s rudimentary concepts and earliest scripts into lush, vivid images of intergalactic expanse and light-saber combat that became the visual core of the “Star Wars” saga, died on Saturday at

Painting detailed motherships hovering over planets, Ralph McQuarrie helped ‘Star Wars’ get made

BERKELEY, Calif. – Ralph McQuarrie, the artist who transformed George Lucas’s rudimentary concepts and earliest scripts into lush, vivid images of intergalactic expanse and light-saber combat that became the visual core of the “Star Wars” saga, died on Saturday at

Yuri Rasovsky revived radio drama, to the endless thanks of motorists on long, long drives

(There’s nothing better than to be listening to a book on tape while you’re on a long road trip. For this, we have people like Yuri Rasovsky to thank.) LOS ANGELES – Radio drama was thought to be nearly extinct

Yuri Rasovsky revived radio drama, to the endless thanks of motorists on long, long drives

(There’s nothing better than to be listening to a book on tape while you’re on a long road trip. For this, we have people like Yuri Rasovsky to thank.) LOS ANGELES – Radio drama was thought to be nearly extinct

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Film restorer John D. Lowry, 79, cleared clutter from ‘Gone With The Wind,’ other films.

CAMARILLO, Calif. – John D. Lowry, an entertainment technology innovator who founded Lowry Digital Images, the renowned movie restoration company in Burbank that worked its magic by returning film classics such as “Casablanca” and “Star Wars” to their pristine state

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Film restorer John D. Lowry, 79, cleared clutter from ‘Gone With The Wind,’ other films.

CAMARILLO, Calif. – John D. Lowry, an entertainment technology innovator who founded Lowry Digital Images, the renowned movie restoration company in Burbank that worked its magic by returning film classics such as “Casablanca” and “Star Wars” to their pristine state

Star Wars sword-fight master Bob Anderson dies at 89

LONDON – Bob Anderson, a former Olympic swordsman who staged fights for films including the Star Wars and Lord of the Rings series, has died, British fencing authorities said today. He was 89. The British Academy of Fencing said that

Star Wars sword-fight master Bob Anderson dies at 89

LONDON – Bob Anderson, a former Olympic swordsman who staged fights for films including the Star Wars and Lord of the Rings series, has died, British fencing authorities said today. He was 89. The British Academy of Fencing said that