On this day in 1977 Star Wars was first released in cinemas. There are a lot of stories told about George Lucas's original ideas for the Star Wars films and they differ vastly from the film that he eventually came to make. The first draft of the film featured a 'Jedi-Bendu' space commando called C.J. trained in the ways of the force by 'Mace Windy' (thank goodness for second drafts).
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