LUCAS, GEORGE & SHINJI HATA George Lucas Museum
Tokyo Lucasfilm 1993
First Edition - Japanese. Most of the text is exclusively in Japanese, with the exceptions of chapter titles, illustration descriptions, and filmography credits list, which are also in English. A large, 207 page coffee-table sized pictorial celebration of George Lucas, the creative genius behind the making of classic science fiction Star Wars films and other acclaimed motion pictures, including THX 1138, The Rain People, American Graffiti, the Indiana Jones films, Willow, Howard the Duck, and Tucker - The Man and His Dream. With sections covering the various aspects of production research and filmmaking, including an interview with George Lucas, the early days of Lucasfilm, the development of the first three Star Wars concepts and characters, the Indiana Jones story lines, set designs, and props, and the future of Skywalker Ranch. Illustrated throughout with Lucas family photographs, hundreds of sketches, photographs, promotional materials, story boards, set models, props and costume designs and examples, and behind-the-scenes photographs of George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, etc. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket with the original wraparound band which has a touch of wear. A wonderful book for any George Lucas fan.