Sunday, February 21, 2016

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

This Day in Film History !!!

Originally released in 1980, everyone's favorite Star Wars movie was re-released on this day in 1997 as a "Special Edition".

Run Time:  124 mins
Genre:  Science Fiction, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Format:  Widescreen Format, Color
Director:   Irvin Kershner, 
Starring:  Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker and Frank Oz Entry for the Film: Article for the Film: Article for Director Irvin Kershner:

SEE Our Return of the Jedi (1983) post for Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams and John Williams' Articles: Article for George Lucas: Article for Anthony Daniels: Article for Kenny Baker: Article for David Prowse: Article for Peter Mayhew: Article for Frank Oz:

Trailer for the Film on YouTube:

This is probably the least offensive to fans as far as the "changes" Lucas inserted into this masterpiece. To commemorate this special day in Star Wars history, here is a classic Digging Star Wars episode comparing Empire to Victor Fleming's 1938 film Test Pilot ...

Carrie Fisher - The Empire Strikes Back interview on YouTube:

Click the link below at to see where you can stream or watch The Empire Strikes Back (1980) online or on TV right now.

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............... for our next Film of the Day !!!!

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