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JesusIsGonnaOwnSatan 05-17-2013 10:22 AM

How Steven Spielberg Made Millions from Star Wars
 
This is probably common knowledge to your average SW trivia buff, but it's still pretty awesome.

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Originally Posted by IGN
It's a pretty well-known bit of Star Wars trivia that George Lucas had serious problems with assembling the first cut of A New Hope.

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Apparently, Lucas was so depressed at one point that he took a vacation to visit his friend Steven Spielberg, who was working on Close Encounters of the Third Kind at the time.
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According to Celebrity Networth, Spielberg revealed that, while on set, Lucas made a bet with him regarding Star Wars -- a bet that has continued to pay off handsomely for Spielberg ever since.
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Taak Farst 05-17-2013 10:10 PM

Guess the joke was on Lucas. The jammy sod.

Kudos to him keeping to it, though.


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