How 'Star Wars' made the most of space junk

April 7, 2015 2:51 AM

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How 'Star Wars' made the most of space junk

When he first lays eyes on the Millennium Falcon in the original Star Wars film, Luke Skywalker can't help but mutter "What a piece of junk!"

Airplane parts and other metal pieces from the scrap yard were used to create Han Solo's cosmic freighter, one of many iconic set pieces boosted by the low-budget creativity of Roger Christian. The set decorator won an Oscar for his work creating the first lightsaber, designing R2-D2 and crafting si...

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