SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back Trailer

SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back Trailer (1980)

22 September 1980 Factual, Sci-Fi 48 mins

A behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the special effects in the second Star Wars installment.

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Carrie Fisher

as Princess Leia

Mark Hamill

as Luke Skywalker

Mark Hamill

as Luke Skywalker / Host

Harrison Ford

as Han Solo

Peter Mayhew

as Chewbacca

Alec Guinness

as Obi Wan Kenobi

Frank Oz

as Yoda

International Releases Dates

United States 22 September 1980

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