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MaTT[-FcG-]
08-05-2002, 02:02 PM
I was watching A new hope today when I noticed that during the scene where luke is aboard the Millenium Falcon training with his saber against the training drone thing that his saber is totally white! I took a screengrab here so you can all see...

http://www.mathus.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/lukesaber.jpg

Kryllith
08-05-2002, 02:13 PM
That's just the bleeding out of color in the film. His saber is actually blue, but it appeared really washed out in New Hope, so it appears white at times.

Kryllith

MaTT[-FcG-]
08-05-2002, 02:22 PM
The thing is That pic was taken from the Special edition of star wars with the added Mos eisley scenes. The film in that version was totally restored and I cannot remember ONE single scene where lukes saber is anything but white!

ET Warrior
08-05-2002, 02:25 PM
it isn't intentional. it's just how the sabers looked back then because the technology for making their lightsabers wasn't as good as it is now. Most likely the sabers will be completely redone when lucas goes back and redoes the OT again.

MotionMan
08-05-2002, 04:30 PM
In my version of ANH it looks blue. Anyhow it was meant to be blue all along. Technological limitations may make it look washed out but its blue.

Legacy_Of_Sith
08-05-2002, 10:58 PM
Originally posted by ET Warrior
it isn't intentional. it's just how the sabers looked back then because the technology for making their lightsabers wasn't as good as it is now. Most likely the sabers will be completely redone when lucas goes back and redoes the OT again.
He's redoing the OT again? Great! I hope they redo the emperor hologram scen from esb and the Jabba/Solo scene from ANH. Jabba looks too weird.

Woad
08-05-2002, 11:22 PM
Originally posted by Legacy_Of_Sith

He's redoing the OT again? Great! I hope they redo the emperor hologram scen from esb and the Jabba/Solo scene from ANH. Jabba looks too weird.

He's going back and redoing a ton of the effects, music, and even adding a few scenes. Supposedly the Battle of Yavin will be retouched as will the lightsaber battles, as well as adding small scenes and music to tie the entire saga together(The OT to the Prequels).

Exar Kun II
08-05-2002, 11:56 PM
He's supposed to really "go all out" on the extras for the DVD boxed set.:D

Arkum
08-06-2002, 12:20 AM
Originally posted by MotionMan
In my version of ANH it looks blue. Anyhow it was meant to be blue all along. Technological limitations may make it look washed out but its blue.

Yeah, I watched A NEw Hope too and in my version it's blue and it's always been blue.

Woad
08-06-2002, 01:25 AM
Originally posted by Exar Kun II
He's supposed to really "go all out" on the extras for the DVD boxed set.:D

We'll you could certainly say old Mr. Lucas is obsessive, and when it comes to Star Wars: We like him that way! :D

Exar Kun II
08-06-2002, 01:41 AM
I just looked at A New Hope and the saber looks blue to me. Maybe Matt got a bad copy.:D

Woad
08-06-2002, 02:04 AM
Originally posted by Exar Kun II
I just looked at A New Hope and the saber looks blue to me. Maybe Matt got a bad copy.:D

Well you would probably notice it more on an older copy, i.e not in the special edition. The film would have gotten a bit older and the blue color of the lightsaber would have a tendency to bleed a bit.

MaTT[-FcG-]
08-06-2002, 04:10 PM
Originally posted by Woad


Well you would probably notice it more on an older copy, i.e not in the special edition. The film would have gotten a bit older and the blue color of the lightsaber would have a tendency to bleed a bit.

That pic I took was from the special edition movie!!! I dont think lucas even touched any of the saber effect whilst re-doing the special edition movies! To make sure I was not seeing things i also watched the box set trilogy special edition version of the film i have on DVD.... throughout the whole Falcon sequence his saber is white!

Exar Kun II
08-06-2002, 05:44 PM
Originally posted by MaTT[-FcG-]


To make sure I was not seeing things i also watched the box set trilogy special edition version of the film i have on DVD.... throughout the whole Falcon sequence his saber is white!

You have the film, A New Hope, Star Wars Episode IV, on DVD?:D

ThePeople'sJedi
08-06-2002, 05:46 PM
That pic I took was from the special edition movie!!! I dont think lucas even touched any of the saber effect whilst re-doing the special edition movies! To make sure I was not seeing things i also watched the box set trilogy special edition version of the film i have on DVD.... throughout the whole Falcon sequence his saber is white!

:roleyess:

Let me guess, you got your "box set trilogy special edition of the film on dvd" from ebay, right? Either that or you're from the future.

Norin Radd
08-06-2002, 06:10 PM
If he got them off Ebay they are probably VCD, which means that they are just magnetic transfers onto disks in most cases and not really digital, much like burning an MPEG to a CD-R. Here is a photo of someone offering the OT on DVD on Ebay. I know these cannot be legally distributed.


http://www.members.aol.com/voent/pic/starwarstrilogy.gif:D

MaTT[-FcG-]
08-07-2002, 06:47 PM
Originally posted by Exar Kun II


You have the film, A New Hope, Star Wars Episode IV, on DVD?:D
lol.... i meant video... I bought the widescreen 3 video boxset the day before they were due out in the shops... ;) I think i posted that at about 4 in the morning! :D

Keiran Halcyon
08-12-2002, 07:36 AM
Well this is interesting. First of all, Luke saber has to be blue since in ESB it is blue BUT in ANH it is very light colored, in fact Obi-Wan's is 'bluer' see the cantina scene. Well i think the different thing is that it doesn't have glow. Obi-Wan's doent have glow in the Vader duel, so i think it looks lighter there too.

Anyways the worst part is that when igniting the saber, the film stops and that looks creepy :D, (hope lucas fixes it :) )

I even tought Luke's was light blue and obi-wan's dark blue, but as in EBS luke's is the same shade of color....

Master Bodle
08-13-2002, 11:47 AM
The only colours that are canon are RED, GREEN, RED and now PURPLE. They are the only colours seen in any of the movies and so they are the only CANON colours.

JediNyt
08-15-2002, 03:56 AM
I got the special edition and lukes saber in ep4 is white with just the slightest hint of light blue. Its just the technology they had. For those of you who say its totally blue then youve got your TV set all funky perhaps.

MotionMan
08-15-2002, 10:51 AM
Originally posted by Master Bodle
The only colours that are canon are RED, GREEN, RED and now PURPLE. They are the only colours seen in any of the movies and so they are the only CANON colours.

You forgot blue:)

Ratmjedi
08-15-2002, 07:17 PM
The saber does look white in some scenes. It is a ice Blue but in some scenes when he holds the saber in a certain position it does look completly white.

Taos
08-18-2002, 03:38 AM
I'm sure most of you ppl have seen the making of TPM???? Well, if you remember, the stunt guy and Ewan were talking about the color of Luke's saber in the OT and said the actual color was lilac....just for info:)

It does look pretty white though doesn't it? I've never really noticed it before....

Ratmjedi
08-18-2002, 04:13 AM
I just wachted that like a week ago. I don't recall that part but I'll watch it again. You know the weird part? Ewan trained with a model of Qui-Gon's saber hilt. When the prop guy came Ewan got to chose which saber he was going to use. Imagine he got a lightsaber like the ones everybody had? Or that he would of gotten the Qui-Gon Jinn one! I seems weird thinking about it now but I wonder if he would of chosen a diffrent hilt? What are you're guys thoughts?
:duel: :lsduel:

Redwing
08-18-2002, 07:35 AM
@Woad: GOOD. The Special Editions were supposed to be perfect, and then they weren't. I want him to go all out this time...:D

@M Bodle: Who frikkin cares? Not even Lucas can make up his mind on which saber colors are canon! :D

Master Bodle
08-18-2002, 12:59 PM
Well im not to bothered myself but Lucas has said wot colours are Canon and if there are ne new colours in Ep III then they will become Canon.

MotionMan
08-18-2002, 01:01 PM
These forums will colapse when Redwing reaches 10,000 posts:)

Taos
08-18-2002, 01:36 PM
Originally posted by MotionMan
These forums will colapse when Redwing reaches 10,000 posts:)

Could you imagine...?? :D Redwing's not that far away....;)

:explode:

Ratmjedi
08-18-2002, 02:12 PM
Thats a lot of post's!:eek:
:duel: :lsduel:

ET Warrior
08-18-2002, 06:16 PM
Originally posted by MotionMan
These forums will colapse when Redwing reaches 10,000 posts:)
Then we will have to find some way to prevent redwing from posting anymore.........:evil2::evil1:

ET Warrior
08-18-2002, 06:18 PM
Originally posted by Leemu Taos
I'm sure most of you ppl have seen the making of TPM???? Well, if you remember, the stunt guy and Ewan were talking about the color of Luke's saber in the OT and said the actual color was lilac....just for info:)

It does look pretty white though doesn't it? I've never really noticed it before....
That's just what Nick Gillard and Ewan MacGregor say. They could be wrong.....

MotionMan
08-18-2002, 08:41 PM
They are;)

Taos
08-19-2002, 02:22 AM
Originally posted by ET Warrior

That's just what Nick Gillard and Ewan MacGregor say. They could be wrong.....

I just thought they would be a good source for that info considering they have a "little" involvement in the movie.:D Hey, what the hell though, right???

Is Luke's saber in ep. IV white? Some shots yes, others no.....there's no argument against the earlier picture in this thread. We know what color it should have been....;)

I hope that Lucas does do the OT right for the DVD release (even if it means adding a few gungans...)

MotionMan
08-19-2002, 03:59 AM
A few Gungans getting their heads blown off:D

AgentSmith
08-19-2002, 06:07 AM
Gungans get pasted too he? :p

Taos
08-20-2002, 03:17 AM
:lol: Last two posts...you guys are great :)

ET Warrior
08-21-2002, 12:09 AM
You guys just hate the gungans because they aren't human.....not because they're incredibly annoying! ;) :p

MotionMan
08-21-2002, 12:26 AM
I actually like the Gungans. I didnt like Jar Jar. The rest were cool.:)

Taos
08-21-2002, 12:36 AM
Originally posted by ET Warrior
You guys just hate the gungans because they aren't human.....not because they're incredibly annoying! ;) :p

:rolleyes: I'm just glad we really don't have to explain this one anymore.:p

MotionMan is exactly right...
:clap2: :cheers: :guiness:

Legacy_Of_Sith
08-21-2002, 01:45 AM
I hope Lucas will make an extra feature on dvd in which you can watch the trilogy the unaltered way (aside from being visually restored), or the special edition style with all the added visuals and stuff. :cool:

Taos
08-21-2002, 12:51 PM
Originally posted by Legacy_Of_Sith
I hope Lucas will make an extra feature on dvd in which you can watch the trilogy the unaltered way (aside from being visually restored), or the special edition style with all the added visuals and stuff. :cool:

That would be a pretty neat feature:) However, I think that having options like that might increase the cost of the movies:( Ep. II is going to be expensive enough......doesn't it retail around $25 to $30?? If it wasn't Star Wars, I personally wouldn't be paying that much for a DVD.

ET Warrior
08-23-2002, 01:25 AM
aw heck, i would pay 120 dollars for the AOTC DVD even if it was just one disc with not special features or deleted scenes!!!!!

MotionMan
08-23-2002, 01:41 AM
Me too but I will have to rely on bread and water for food:(
Too many DVD's and games to handle!

Darth Damage
08-23-2002, 02:44 AM
what the hell does canon mean anyway?

Taos
08-23-2002, 03:49 AM
You guys are crazy...;) No DVD is worth paying that much....congrats on the 1000 posts:D

Canon is this...another way of asking "are white lightsabers canon?" is asking if "white lightsabers are real in the star wars universe?"

In the EU (Expanded Universe) white, yellow, orange, and even black lightsabers are part of Star Wars.

Canon has to do with what is in the movies....canon is also know as truth or fact. The only way to know what is canon and what isn't is to watch the movies ;) For example the only lightsaber colors a jedi can have is blue, green, and now purple.

It's a little confusing, but you'll figure it out....

Check out MotionMan's signature sometime, that willget you going in the right direction :D

MotionMan
08-23-2002, 03:51 AM
What we refer to when we say Canon is "Official" or "Non fiction" Conserning the star wars story.
The movies are the only thing that is considered Conon. All the books and comics are not canon.

Darth Damage
08-23-2002, 06:16 PM
oh thank you for clearing that up for me.