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A battered MSE-6 mouse droid prop from the original trilogy, found in the Lucasfilm Archives.
The Production Art Department crafted a charred black-sand surface for Anakin (Hayden Christensen) to writhe around in for the Episode III's finale.
This concept illustration by Doug Chiang shows the Trade Federation starfighters as disk-shaped, a design originally intended to mimic their larger battleships.
Christopher Lee returns as Count Dooku, photographed entirely against bluescreen to be composited into a stage environment built months later.
Jay Shuster illustrates a "big, big spaceship," a possible Separatist starship for the finale of Attack of the Clones. His notes indicates that there are cockpits on four sides.
ILM Modelmaker and Makeup Artist Danny Wagner transforms Katie Lucas in Senator Chi Eekway.
An early production sketch by Ralph McQuarrie begins to block out the duel between Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader in Cloud City.
A soldier from the 2nd Airborne Company of the 212th Battalion, Parjai Squad with specialised armour and helmet for high altitude drops.
A close look at Jabba the Hutt's anchor-shaped tattoo/brand.
Norman Reynolds illustrates Jabba the Hutt's indoor barbecue, tucked just behind his throne.
The last place any droid would want to see, the automaton dungeon deep beneath Jabba the Hutt's palace
An illustration of the Galaxies Opera balcony, based on matched perspective of the minimal bluescreen live action element.
A close-up of the Prop Department's Wookiee staff, wielded by those with authority.
EDITOR'S NOTE: AND NEVER A BAD THING TO CLOSE WITH YOUNG OBI-WAN, EH?
Another view of Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) and Chancellor Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid) emerging from the crashed Trade Federation cruiser, a scene cut from Episode III.