ByMark Newton, writer at Creators.co
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Mark Newton

You might be getting excited for the return of Star Wars with J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: Episode VII, however there's still plenty of goodies to glean from the original trilogy.

Take for example the fifty Return of the Jedi behind the scenes photos which recently made their way onto Imgur. Many of them certainly show the extreme lengths Lucas and others went to in order to make a tangible, practical Star Wars universe.

Not a digital paintbrush in sight

The Creation of The Death Star

George Lucas recreates Michaelangelo's famous fresco painting with the help of a partially constructed Death Star.

One of Jabba's palace guards on casual Fridays

The rancor is slightly less terrifying in real-life

Oh, now I see why he was so fond of that hood...

Harrison Ford gives Lucas some tips on looking cool

Sunglasses? Check. Leaning nonchalantly against a tree? Check. Thumbs in belt? Check. Generally being attractive and rugged looking? Check. Ford knows how to do cool.

A more jovial approach to the death of Darth Vader

Expect the disturbing fan-fiction any day now...

Anyone else think this guy looks a bit like Tom Hiddleston?

Carrie Fisher with the young Warwick Davis

Warwick Davis is the now veteran actor who appeared as Willow in Willow, and Professor Flitwick in the Harry Potter movies.

If you want to see the rest of the collection, make sure to head over to Imgur.

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Source: Imgur

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