Skywalking: The Life and Films of George Lucas, Updated Edition

Skywalking: The Life and Films of George Lucas, Updated Edition

by Dale Pollock
     
 

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Filled with revelations about the origins and making of American Graffiti, Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Return of the Jedi, this only full-length biography of filmmaker and cinematic visionary George Lucas has been updated with a substantial new chapter that discusses the revamped Star Wars Trilogy Special

Overview


Filled with revelations about the origins and making of American Graffiti, Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Return of the Jedi, this only full-length biography of filmmaker and cinematic visionary George Lucas has been updated with a substantial new chapter that discusses the revamped Star Wars Trilogy Special Edition, the Star Wars prequels, the filming of the first installment, and the controversial ways in which Lucas's approach and success continue to alter the landscape of the film industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306809040
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
06/28/1999
Edition description:
Updated
Pages:
536
Sales rank:
743,333
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.89(d)

Meet the Author


Dale Pollock is president of Peak Productions and a successful producer of twelve feature films (which have received four Academy Award nominations). A former film critic for Daily Variety and chief film reporter for the Los Angeles Times, he lives in Los Angeles.

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