UPDATED: Big DRIFT set building weekend Oct 15

October 15, 2011

Robert Francis (one of our most dedicated volunteers) made this video for the event. (Thanks, Rob!)

We had all hands on deck for the weekend 15-16 October 2011. [Read more]

Star Wars: The Emperor’s New Clones – Complete Movie

October 26, 2008

The full TENCLO movie, in all its glorious completeness. Enjoy!

James Earl Jones Recites the Alphabet… Very Slowly

October 10, 2008

Genius footage from Sesame Street which predates ‘Star Wars IV – A New Hope.’ You can hear why he got to play the voice of Darth Vader, despite his relative youth at the time (well… he was thirty eight). He was the first well known celebrity to appear on Sesame Street in 1969 (the pilot episode) and went on to appear in several others. He apparently recorded another alphabet for Sesame Street after his Star Wars role.

From IMDB: According to Jones, when George Lucas was trying to cast the voice of Darth Vader, his immediate idea was to cast Orson Welles. However, he felt that Welles was too well-known for the role. So instead he looked for an actor with a deep voice, “like Orson Welles” which is how he got cast. [Read more]