STAR WARS Featurette - The Birth of the Lightsaber
A Star Wars featurette about the birth of the lightsaber has popped up online. It includes interviews with George Lucas, Mark Hamill, and sound designer Ben Burtt as they discuss the concept and creation of the Jedi weapon of choice. The video also includes rare behind-the-scenes footage from the films, including Luke Skywalker battling Darth Vader in Return of the Jedi. The featurette is 15-minutes long and worth the time for any Star Wars fan.