Dedicated to finding things that may or may not have inspired George Lucas when he was creating Star Wars.

8th January 2012

Photo reblogged from use the force with 90 notes

starwarsbehindthescenes:

Early concept of C-3PO and R2-D2

starwarsbehindthescenes:

Early concept of C-3PO and R2-D2

29th December 2011

Photo with 43 notes

An elephant pretending to be a bantha.

An elephant pretending to be a bantha.

Tagged: banthaelephant

27th December 2011

Photo with 6 notes

(via FULL SIZE Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH)

(via FULL SIZE Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH)

Tagged: millennium falconcockpitset

Source: therpf.com

26th December 2011

Photo with 42 notes

(via Otto Wagner and the Millenium Falcon : Life Without Buildings)
This looks more like a weird coincidence than an actual inspiration.

(via Otto Wagner and the Millenium Falcon : Life Without Buildings)

This looks more like a weird coincidence than an actual inspiration.

Tagged: millennium falconarchitecturefloorplanblueprint

Source: lifewithoutbuildings.net

26th December 2011

Photoset reblogged from Oceanmaster with 7 notes

oceanmaster:

Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon Burger

According to Star Wars creator George Lucas, the Falcon’s design is inspired by a hamburger, with the cockpit being an olive on the side. (wikipedia)

Tagged: millennium falconhamburgerfalconburger

26th December 2011

Photo with 11 notes

B29 Superfortress “Fifi” (by rwleslie58)

B29 Superfortress “Fifi” (by rwleslie58)

Tagged: bombercockpitcold warmillennium falconb29

Source: Flickr / rwleslie58

26th December 2011

Video

The Dambusters (1955) - The First Dam (by HenryvKeiper)

This is a scene where the pilots had to fly down a river valley into anti-aircraft fire so they could demolish a dam with a well-aimed shot. The first one didn’t work (maybe it just impacted on the surface).

Tagged: star wars trenchthe dam busters

Source: youtube.com

26th December 2011

Photo with 4 notes

Yamauchi Kazutoyo’s Armor (Replica) (by Rekishi no Tabi)

Yamauchi Kazutoyo’s Armor (Replica) (by Rekishi no Tabi)

Tagged: samurai armordarth vader

Source: Flickr / rekishinotabi

24th December 2011

Photo with 45 notes

Lucas with an early version of R2-D2.

Lucas with an early version of R2-D2.

Tagged: george lucasr2 d2

24th December 2011

Photoset with 110 notes

Troops during Vietnam protests, 1969.

Tagged: gas masktroopsstormtroopers