Front cover of Elstree 1976 DVD
Back cover of Elstree 1976 DVD

Elstree 1976 DVD

£10.00

In 1976, the original Star Wars movie was shot in suburban North London. Nobody involved had any idea how big the film would become, many couldn’t even remember the title. Yet, for the extras and actors in smaller roles, their faces hidden behind masks and beneath helmets, this seemingly insignificant job would go on to colour their lives even four decades later. Documentary filmmaker Jon Spira has tracked down a cross-section of these actors and extras, including David Prowse (Darth Vader) and Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett), to find out what it means to have been a part of the most beloved cinematic universe of all time.

Bonus extras include: Director’s Commentary; Extended Interviews; ‘Elstree 2016: Return to Elstree Studios’ featurette

Directors: Jon Spira
Producers: Steve Milne, Hank Starrs
Format: DVD Single, PAL
Region: Region 2
Number of discs: 1
Classification: 12
Studio: Soda
DVD Release Date: 14 Nov. 2016
Run Time: 97 minutes

Product Description

In 1976, the original Star Wars movie was shot in suburban North London. Nobody involved had any idea how big the film would become, many couldn’t even remember the title. Yet, for the extras and actors in smaller roles, their faces hidden behind masks and beneath helmets, this seemingly insignificant job would go on to colour their lives even four decades later. Documentary filmmaker Jon Spira has tracked down a cross-section of these actors and extras, including David Prowse (Darth Vader) and Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett), to find out what it means to have been a part of the most beloved cinematic universe of all time.

Bonus extras include: Director’s Commentary; Extended Interviews; ‘Elstree 2016: Return to Elstree Studios’ featurette

Directors: Jon Spira
Producers: Steve Milne, Hank Starrs
Format: DVD Single, PAL
Region: Region 2
Number of discs: 1
Classification: 12
Studio: Soda
DVD Release Date: 14 Nov. 2016
Run Time: 97 minutes