The Empire Strikes Back

The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The Adventure Continues...

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The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.

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    Production George Lucas Executive Producer
    Writing George Lucas Story
    Production Gary Kurtz Producer
    Production Rick McCallum Producer
    Sound John Williams Original Music Composer
    Production Terry Liebling Casting
    Camera Peter Suschitzky Director of Photography
    Production Irene Lamb Casting
    Production Howard G. Kazanjian Producer
    Art Norman Reynolds Production Design
    Sound Ben Burtt Sound Designer
    Production Robert Watts Associate Producer
    Crew Deep Roy Stand In
    Visual Effects Robert Elswit Visual Effects Lineup
    Writing Leigh Brackett Screenplay
    Art Leslie Dilley Art Direction
    Costume & Make-Up John Mollo Costume Design
    Writing Lawrence Kasdan Screenplay
    Visual Effects Phil Tippett Animation
    Crew Phil Tippett Makeup Effects
    Production Patricia Carr Production Manager
    Art Michael Ford Set Decoration
    Production Philip Kohler Location Manager
    Crew Brian Johnson Special Effects
    Costume & Make-Up Stuart Freeborn Makeup Artist
    Art Alan Tomkins Art Direction
    Costume & Make-Up Rick Baker Makeup Artist
    Editing Paul Hirsch Editor
    Directing Peter MacDonald Second Unit Director
    Directing Irvin Kershner Director
    Visual Effects Richard Edlund Visual Effects
    Directing Harley Cokeliss Second Unit Director
    Costume & Make-Up Tiny Nicholls Costume Supervisor
    Crew Peter Diamond Stunt Coordinator
    Production Bruce Sharman Production Supervisor
    Sound Bonnie Koehler Sound Editor
    Directing Roy Button Second Assistant Director
    Production Svend Johansen Production Manager
    Costume & Make-Up Nick Maley Makeup Artist
    Crew Liz Coke Stand In
    Crew Bob Anderson Stunts
    Directing John Barry Second Unit Director
    Production Jim Bloom Associate Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Barbara Ritchie Hairdresser
    Crew Alan Harris Stand In
    Directing Pamela Mann Continuity
    Art Harry Lange Art Direction
    Directing David Tomblin First Assistant Director
    Sound Herbert W. Spencer Orchestrator
    Sound Gregg Landaker Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Camera Paul Huston Camera Operator
    Sound Gary Summers Sound Recordist
    Camera George Whitear Still Photographer
    Production Bob Edmiston Casting
    Crew Jack Dearlove Stand In
    Visual Effects Ralph McQuarrie Visual Effects
    Crew Terry Pritchard Driver
    Directing Steve Lanning Second Assistant Director
    Lighting Laurie Shane Gaffer
    Crew David H. Watkins Special Effects
    Directing Kay Rawlings Continuity
    Costume & Make-Up Eileen Sullivan Wardrobe Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Graham Freeborn Makeup Department Head
    Costume & Make-Up Kay Freeborn Makeup Artist
    Sound Richard Burrow Sound Editor
    Art Frank Bruton Property Master
    Crew Stephen Calcutt Stand In
    Art Reg Bream Draughtsman
    Sound London Symphony Orchestra Musician