Flicks in Five: Star Wars

by Lynne Warfel
August 19, 2014

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Still of Alec Guinness, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Peter Mayhew in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (Courtesy of LucasFilm Ltd)

In 1977, a film collaboration between a director and composer began what would become one of the most successful pairings in all of film history.

Geroge Lucas met his musical equal in John Williams, who provided music for sci-fi's equivalent of The Ring Cycle, Star Wars. Six films and billions of dollars later, Williams' music stands as some of the best movie music of all time.

Scroll down to view the Star Wars original 1977 trailer