Sunday, October 3, 2010

Elephants in Disguise: The Creation of The Bantha







All these years and I had no idea that the Bantha's from Star Wars were actually Elephants in costume. I figured they were giant muppets or something?

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  1. Well, I'll be damned...that's news to me, too! "Fodder" for thought.
    (This epiphany now has me wondering what sort of critter they conscripted and modified to play the Rancor. Oooh, and the Sarlacc!)

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  2. I saw a special of behind the scenes making of Star Wars ( Late 70's made for TV...)... It showed footage of this... Never seen any stills ....till now...

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