The guys over at ComicBookMovie recently let us in on this video with Industrial Light & Magic effects Supervisor Dennis Murren. It reveals awesome little secrets about the laborious process that The Rancor went through before he became The Rancor we know and love (?) in Return of the Jedi.
Apparently - at least according to this sweet vintage featurette - The Rancor was almost a man in a suit - HA!
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