SW Trilogy Special Edition WIdevision trading cards
There are 72 common cards,
six laser-cut cards (average one in every 18 packs),
and two hologram cards (average one in every 9 packs).
Two wrappers: Topps' Star Wars Galaxy Magazine and Topps' 20th anniversay publications.
The 72 common cards feature all-new
photo imagery and a couple of production sketches, also new.
Six cards are for ESB, six are for ROJ, and the rest are for ANH.
The backs of the
cards are written by Steve Sansweet and feature info on the creation
of the special editions and behind-the-scenes stuff. 1997-02
X-wings en route Death Star
Millennium Falcon exiting Mos Eisley
A new customer enjoys the Mos Eisley cantina ambience.
"It's not my fault," a rankled Han Solo tells Jabba the Hutt.
The Tantive IV -- caught in the clutches of the Empire.
Chewbacca led away in chains -- but appearances deceive.
X-wings approach their target -- the Death Star port.
Imperial view: X-wing laser fire incoming.
a sharper shot of the droid's escape pod shooting out
lizard-like beasts of burden actually move across the Tatooine dunes
sandtrooper riding the dewback
sandcrawler rumbling over the Tatooine dunes
wide shot of the Lars homestead
the twin suns of Tatooine
landspeeder prop had wheels
look out at their destination: Mos Eisley
small new creatures scurrying to get out of the way
Mos Eisley as a bustling spaceport
This completely new aerial view of the city of Mos Eisley
illusion of a bustling spaceport
asp droid carrying a heavy tool
careless swoop bike pilot
the ronto rears
desert scenes were filmed with pantyhose over the lens
Skywalker shoos a nosy Jawa
the hover of the landspeeder
two cantina patrons newly filmed against a blue-screen background get ready to enter
dewback of the original film gives way to an apparently living, breathing creature
sandtroopers interrogating a man in the street
never happy with a creature called "Wolfman."
the new mask was so elaborate it could be turned around
sandtroopers search the narrow byways of Mos Eisley
Imperial snoop, was added
Solo encounters his nemesis, crime lord Jabba
"Han, my boy" says an agitated Jabba
Solo and the crime lord maintained the same eye contact
Jabba the Hutt explains to smuggler Han Solo
the obvious pain and surprise of Jabba
the presence of the laconic bounty hunter
how the Millennium Falcon made its successful escape from docking bay 94
the Millennium Falcon being singed by laser fire from below
The old Falcon was removed and a new and larger digital image able to do a trickier turn was substituted.
Death Star lining up with Alderaan
the best shot of Luke and Leia in peril
Falcon's approach to the secret Rebel outpost
The massive Massassi temple
Alliance spacecraft leaving the secret base
spectacular view of the Rebel Alliance armada
an X-wing is built in a computer
rear view of the Rebel Alliance ships
the beginning of the final battle
X-wing fighters en route to [sic] the Death Star
X-wing fighters descending to the surface of the Death Star
Sometimes we pan with the ships, which we couldn't do before.
the Death Star's powerful laser cannons swivel into action
Changing one shot
a ship didn't swerve as much as Lucas wanted
this TIE fighter exploded
explosions underwent digital fixes
completely digital X-wing fighter
X-wing fighter is headed for trouble
X-wing fighter speeds down the Death Star trench
Vader's TIE fighter, flanked by two standard TIEs
disheartening explosion for the Rebel Alliance
R2-D2...takes a direct hit from laser fire
one well-timed and well-aimed shot
One second to total destruction
The heroes of Yavin get ready to be congratulated
This wampa ice creature, for example, seems determined
shots that actually established the wampa
snack time for the wampa
original shot of Cloud City was somewhat of a disappointment
Solo's ship is just about to set down
expansive plaza in a storyboard
dancers Rystall, Greeata, and Lyn Me.
two new backup musicians
Femi Taylor, who played Oola
four dancing girls and more
photo illustration of what the final "Jabba Rocks" sequence would look like
preliminary sketches by ILM's Terryl Whitlatch show the celebration