In an interview with the BBC in 1987, Sir Alec Guinness recalled his first reaction and “his terrible conversation” when he found the script for George Lucas’ memorable OP-Von Canopy Sir Star Wars.
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In this interview with the BBC in 1987, the actor turns 73 years old. When he received the script sent by George Lucas, it was an interview that triggered his first reaction upon discovering the Star Wars universe.
“I was in Hollywood, where I was finishing a movie and when I got the script for Star Wars, I thought, ‘Is this George Lucas?’ As someone who was known for doing cutting edge stuff back then, I saw it as science fiction, I thought it wasn’t me, I started reading it, even though the verses were scary, there was something about turning the pages. Very rare in a script. When I met George Lucas, I think we understood each other. I enjoyed making this movie and I don’t think anyone believed me this time […]. Little did he know then that he would be so successful. Now I hear people denigrate work [sur ce film]. However, I assure you that this was done with great interest and imagination. “