|Worrying news and a mysterious incident are discovered by Han Solo in the Tauntaun pen.|
Han Solo arrives amidst chaos within the Tauntaun pen of Echo Base- one of its loyal animals in a state of near panic whilst another has been found slain under mysterious circumstances, its death analysed by one of the medical droids in a mostly deleted subplot linked to the Wampa infiltration, with scene establishing footage left in the movie not fully explained to generic audiences.
|Rebel soldiers and technicians by the fallen Tauntaun as the medical droid attends.|
|Han gets news about Luke from a Rebel officer (Ray Hassett).|
|A Tauntaun rider and colleagues.|
|The medical droid continues its examination of the dead Tauntaun.|
|Han prepares to search for his missing friend.|
Worsening news of the human kind comes in that Luke Skywalker has not returned from patrol, launching Han and several other Rebel volunteers atop fresh Tauntauns in a race-against-the-night search for their young friend...
|Harrison Ford between scenes filming on the set.|
|Various behind the scenes shots on the set.|
|The sound technician makes good use of a prop Tauntaun.|
|Irvin Kershner and Gary Kurtz rehearse the sequence with Ford and other other background cast.|