Sunday, 12 March 2017
'STAR WARS' AT 40: NAP TIME!
Long sweltering days under the bright studio lights, in noisy and breakable vaccum-formed plastic costumes, and wearing barely seeable helmets- you've got to hand it to the extras and stuntmen inside the Imperial Stormtrooper costumes seen in STAR WARS, some able to take the occasional filming break and catch forty winks outside the Elstree Soundstages during the soon hot Summer of 1976.
My life as a 1976 Stormtrooper: We work hard and cheap and don't throw tantrums!
Mike Mungarvan working on Star Wars as a Stormtrooper - YouTube
Star Wars: confessions of a Stormtrooper - Telegraph