George Lucas

George Lucas Author Brian Jay Jones
ISBN-10 9781472224347
Release 2016-12-06
Pages 320
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George Lucas by Brian Jay Jones is the first comprehensive telling of the story of the iconic filmmaker and the building of his film empire, as well as of his enormous impact on cinema. At once a biography, a business manual, and a film history, George Lucas will, for the first time explore the life and work of a fiercely independent writer/director/producer who became one of the most influential filmmakers and cultural icons - a true game changer. On May 25, 1977, a problem-plagued, budget-straining, independent science fiction film opened in a mere thirty-two American movie theatres. Its distributor - 20th Century Fox - were baffled by the film. The film's production had been a disaster from nearly day one, hampered by bad weather, malfunctioning props and ill-fitting costumes. But its release on a quiet Wednesday in May of 1977, changed cinema forever. The film was Star Wars. The fiercely independent thirty-three year-old George Lucas was just getting going. Determined to control every element of the film-making process he had founded Lucasfilm ltd., in 1971. Among his hits, Lucas gave us six Star Wars films and four featuring the globetrotting archaeologist Indiana Jones. Together these ten films have earned more than $6 billion worldwide and won some of the largest and most devoted fan bases ever seen. In 2013 he sold Lucasfilm to Disney for $4.05 billion. Along the way the man who invented the Blockbuster also gave us computer generated imagery (CGI), created a small animation company called Pixar and reinvented the way movies were made, marketed and merchandised.



George Lucas

George Lucas Author Dana White
ISBN-10 0822549751
Release 2000
Pages 128
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Traces the life of the man who became well-known for his Star Wars movies, from his childhood in California to his career in films.



George Lucas

George Lucas Author George Lucas
ISBN-10 1578061253
Release 1999
Pages 237
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A director, producer, and writer, George Lucas is the power behind "The Force." The son of a conservative small-town businessman, he grew up to become arguably the most identifiable and popular filmmaker in the history of the medium. Yet unlike his more publicly engaged contemporaries, Lucas rarely grants reporters an audience. This first book of Lucas's interviews affords fans and students of film and science fiction a rare opportunity. Editor Sally Kline collects conversations from the reticent director spanning Lucas's entire career, from the making of his first film, 1971's THX-1138, through American Graffiti, the triumph of the Star Wars trilogy, and even a 1999 interview given while awaiting the release of Star Wars: Episode One--The Phantom Menace. In interviews from venues such as Rolling Stone, Playboy, and American Film, Lucas reveals his distrust of the Hollywood establishment, his love for making movies, and his unambiguous values and how those values translate into the epic clash between good and evil created when he explores characters like Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker. Lucas revolutionized the movie industry and created the most successful film series of all time. Along with films of his close friend Steven Spielberg, Lucas's releases invented the notion of blockbuster movies. Before the end of the millennium, he could count the loyal fans of the Star Wars trilogy in the millions. Sally Kline is film critic for The Journal newspapers. She has worked as a film commentator on a number of Washington, D.C. radio stations and as a guest lecturer at George Washington University. A freelance writer and researcher, she has contributed to two books, including a biography of Robert F. Kennedy.



Who Is George Lucas

Who Is George Lucas Author Pam Pollack
ISBN-10 9780698171879
Release 2014-05-01
Pages 112
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As a child his passions were comics and cars, but George Lucas grew up to be one of the most successful filmmakers of all time. He is a producer, screenwriter, director and entrepreneur whose company Lucasfilms pioneered the movie effects that changed the world of animation. He founded Industrial Light and Magic, which transformed special sound and visual effects throughout the Hollywood film industry. He is best known, of course, as the creator of the Star Wars movie, television, gaming, toy and merchandise empire, as well as the archeologist-adventure series Indiana Jones. Discover the man behind the magic in Who Is George Lucas? From the Trade Paperback edition.



The Cinema of George Lucas

The Cinema of George Lucas Author Marcus Hearn
ISBN-10 UOM:39015060589382
Release 2005-03-01
Pages 264
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Citing the filmmaker's contributions to the movie industry since the inception of the Star Wars series, a tribute to Lucas's vision draws on interviews and the Lusasfilm archives to survey some of his most significant achievements.



Skywalking

Skywalking Author Dale Pollock
ISBN-10 0786749768
Release 1999
Pages 216
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Filled with revelations about the origins and making of American Graffiti, Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Return of the Jedi, this only full-length biography of filmmaker and cinematic visionary George Lucas has been updated with a substantial new chapter that discusses the revamped Star Wars Trilogy Special Edition, the Star Wars prequels, the filming of the first installment, and the controversial ways in which Lucas's approach and success continue to alter the landscape of the film industry.



George Lucas

George Lucas Author Janet Riehecky
ISBN-10 158810057X
Release 2001-01-01
Pages 56
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Describes the life and career of the motion picture producer and director whose technological innovations have had a major impact on the film industry.



The Star Wars Trilogy

The Star Wars Trilogy Author George Lucas
ISBN-10 9780345453396
Release 2002
Pages 720
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A twenty-fifth anniversary edition brings together the original, complete "Star Wars" novels in a single volume that includes "Star Wars : a New Hope," "The Empire Strikes Back," and "Return of the Jedi."



How to Analyze the Films of George Lucas

How to Analyze the Films of George Lucas Author Valerie Bodden
ISBN-10 9781617876363
Release 2011-08-01
Pages 112
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This title explores the creative works of famous director George Lucas. Films analyzed include Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, Star Wars: Episode I the Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones, and Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith. Clear, comprehensive text gives background biographical information of Lucas. "You Critique It" feature invites readers to analyze other creative works on their own. A table of contents, timeline, list of works, resources, source notes, glossary, and an index are also included. Essential Critiques is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.



George Lucas Companion

George Lucas Companion Author Howard Maxford
ISBN-10 071348425X
Release 1999
Pages 178
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Describes George Lucas's life and works, from his early hits such as "American Graffiti," through the filming of "Star Wars," and creation of Lucasfilm.



George Lucas A Biography Text Only Edition

George Lucas  A Biography  Text Only Edition Author John Baxter
ISBN-10 9780007464265
Release 2012-10-11
Pages 464
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The first major biography (since 1983) of the great movie mogul George Lucas, whose marketing techniques have transformed the film business. His fourth Star Wars film, The Phantom Menace, released in 1999, was perhaps the most eagerly awaited cinematic event of all time.



Star Wars

Star Wars Author George Lucas
ISBN-10 9780345341464
Release 1976
Pages 224
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When Luke leaves his uncle's farm on a remote, desolate planet to seek adventure, he is soon headed directly for a desperate encounter with evil warriors on the enemy battle station known as the Death Star



George Lucas

George Lucas Author John Baxter
ISBN-10 0006530818
Release 2000
Pages 450
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George Lucas is one of the most innovative bigtime players on the movie scene. His three Star Wars films and the trio featuring the action hero Indiana Jones (all six of which Lucas conceived, produced and co-wrote) are some of the most popular films ever made. To finance them, he masterminded a revolutionary redrawing of the financial agreements under which films were produced in Hollywood, snatching away control of funding, intellectual content and the distribution of profits from studios, and placing them in the hands of the film-makers themselves.



George Lucas The Imagination Behind Star Wars

George Lucas  The Imagination Behind Star Wars Author Rebecca Felix
ISBN-10 9781680775709
Release 2016-08-15
Pages
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This title examines the remarkable life of George Lucas. Readers will learn about his family background, childhood, and education, his career as a movie producer and director, and his famous works. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a timeline, fast facts, list of famous works, and a critical evaluation activity.Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.



George Lucas

George Lucas Author Charles Champlin
ISBN-10 IND:30000057331260
Release 1997-11-01
Pages 232
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Billedværk om den amerikanske filmkunstners (1944-) karriere, samarbejde med andre filmkunstnere og med omtale af hans film, tv-film og brug af special effects bl.a.: American graffiti, Star wars, The empire strikes back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Return of the Jedi, Willow og Indiana Jones-filmene.



Military Ethics

Military Ethics Author George Lucas
ISBN-10 9780199336913
Release 2015-12-03
Pages 288
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What significance does "ethics" have for the men and women serving in the military forces of nations around the world? What core values and moral principles collectively guide the members of this "military profession?" This book explains these essential moral foundations, along with "just war theory," international relations, and international law. The ethical foundations that define the "Profession of Arms" have developed over millennia from the shared moral values, unique role responsibilities, and occasional reflection by individual members the profession on their own practices - eventually coming to serve as the basis for the "Law of Armed Conflict" itself. This book focuses upon the ordinary men and women around the world who wear a military uniform and are committed to the defense of their countries and their fellow citizens. It is about what they do, how they do it, what they think about it, how they behave when carrying out their activities, and how they are expected to behave, both on and off the battlefield (whether in, or out of, uniform) - and what everyone (and not just military personnel themselves) needs to know about this. The book also examines how military personnel are treated and regarded by those whom they have sworn to defend and protect, as well as how they treat and regard one another within their respective services and organizational settings. Finally, the book discusses the transformations in military professionalism occasioned by new developments in armed conflict, ranging counterinsurgency warfare and humanitarian military intervention, to cyber conflict, military robotics, and private military contracting. From China to Russia, author George Lucas effectively sheds light on today's military ethics in existence throughout the world. What Everyone Needs to Know? is a registered trademark of Oxford University Press.



Episode 1

Episode 1 Author George Lucas
ISBN-10 0811823156
Release 1999
Pages 344
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Relive the magic of Episode I in this pocket-sized, action-packed, illustrated adaptation of the film.