Tuesday, 24 June 2014
BEHIND THE SCENES: GOOD MEETS EVIL!
Despite having a day off from filming, a youthful Mark Hamill can't resist a return to the Elstree Studios to watch the legendary horror film star, and one of his personal movie heroes, Peter Cushing, shoot his May 1976 scenes in the Death Star Conference Room. Note Cushing's wearing of gloves between takes-being a smoker he didn't want to get nicotine stains on his hands that might show in filming- a sign of a very professional and thoughtful man much regarded on set by cast and crew.
This image also has the distinction of being one of the few and rare behind the scenes shots from the Classic Trilogy showing Dave Prowse without his Vader face mask on...