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Star Wars Episodes IV–VI

Suggestions for Further Reading and Viewing


How to Cite This SparkNote

Campbell, Joseph. The Hero with a Thousand Faces. Bollingen Series XVII. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1949.

Decker, Kevin S., Eberl, Jason T., Irwin, William, eds. Star Wars and Philosophy. Peru, IL: Open Court, 2005.

Hearn, Marcus. Cinema of George Lucas. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2005.

The Hidden Fortress. Produced and directed by Akira Kurosawa. 139 minutes. Toho, 1958.

Kline, Sally. George Lucas: Interviews. Oxford: University Press of Mississippi, 1999.

The Searchers. Produced and directed by John Ford. 119 minutes. Warner Brothers, 1956.

The Seven Samurai. Produced and directed by Akira Kurosawa. 206 minutes. Toho, 1954.

Shone, Tom. Blockbuster: Or, How Hollywood Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Summer. New York: The Free Press, 2004.

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Did Han shoot first?

by haysforhroses, July 11, 2012

So the overview says the Han blasted his way out of his confrontation with Greedo - but - did he shoot first? Anyone know for sure?


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Revenge of the Sith in Plot Overview

by bjimenez5, January 02, 2013

Dear Sparknotes,
You should include Revenge of the Sith in the plot overviews. I also recommend you update your film list to include other famous classic films and movies that came out over the past ten or twenty years. Thanks.


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