30th Oct2015

First trailer and poster for Star Wars doc ‘Elstree 1976’

by Phil Wheat

In 1976, during the hottest summer on record, Star Wars was filmed in suburban North London. Nobody involved had any idea how big the film would become, many couldn’t even remember the title. Yet, for the extras and actors in smaller roles, their faces hidden in masks and helmets, this seemingly insignificant job would go on to colour their lives even four decades later… Elstree 1976 is their story.



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