Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace - Illustrated Screenplay
May 1999

Publisher: Del Rey
Author: George Lucas
Cover Artist:

Cover Price: $14.95
Media: Softcover
ISBN: 0-345-43110-3 - 1st

SYNOPSIS
For the first time in more than a decade, movie fans can revel in the complete illustrated screenplay from a brand new STAR WARS film: Episode I—the long-awaited story that begins the epic saga. Revisit your favorite characters...encounter new heroes and villains...journey back to familiar places...and enter strange, exciting new worlds...

From the page to screen, this beautiful volume unveils the origins of the world's greatest space epic—starring young Anakin Skywalker, the Jedi Knight Qui-Gon Jinn and his apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi, the plucky droid R2-D2, the ever-efficient C-3PO, and all of their daring and exotic allies as they face the growing threat ignited by political intrigue and the decay of the Galactic Republic.

As a bonus, this special volume is lavishly illustrated with pages of original line-art storyboards pulled from the legendary Lucasfilm archives. These sequential drawings whisk you through the wondrous events of the movie itself, transporting you behind the scenes and revealing a vital part of the creative process—one in which filmmaker George Lucas choreographs every shot of the action from the opening titles to the final roll of the credits.

Whether you're a serious collector or a new Star Wars fan, this book allows you to experience the wonder of Episode I firsthand—today and for years to come.



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