How ‘Stars Wars’ Fans are Saving the Original Movies by Hunting Down Film Reels

Fans of the original Star Wars movies are hunting down film reels that were never returned by theaters so they can restore the movies themselves without any of George Lucas' controversial alterations. [Read More]

May 16, 2024 - 02:30
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How ‘Stars Wars’ Fans are Saving the Original Movies by Hunting Down Film Reels

Side-by-side comparison of a scene from Star Wars. Left image labeled "Blu-ray" shows Princess Leia in a white outfit with defined, slightly darker colors. Right image labeled "Restored From Original" depicts the same scene with softer, more natural tones. Stormtroopers are in the background.

Fans of the original Star Wars movies are hunting down film reels that were never returned by theaters so they can restore the movies themselves without any of George Lucas' controversial alterations.

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