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Star wars. Episode VI, Return of the Jedi [videorecording] / Lucasfilm, Ltd. ; produced by Howard Kazanjian ; story by George Lucas ; screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and George Lucas ; directed by Richard Marquand.

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 0 copies available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Summary:

Darth Vader and the Empire are building a new, indestructible Death Star. Meanwhile, Han Solo has been imprisoned, and Luke Skywalker has sent R2D2 and C3PO to try and free him. Princess Leia, disguised as a bounty hunter, and Chewbacca go along as well. The final battle takes place on the moon of Endor, with its natural inhabitants, the Ewoks, lending a hand to the rebels.
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 136 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: 2-disc edition.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1983 ; Special edition re-released 1997 with new digital visual effects.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1: Star wars ep. VI : Return of the Jedi, special edition with commentary by George Lucas and Ben Burtt; DVD-ROM weblink to Star Wars content. -- Disc 2: Original theatrical (1983) version of Return of the Jedi -- Lego Star Wars II video game.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Alan Hume ; editors, Sean Barton, Duwayne Dunham, Marcia Lucas ; music, John Williams ; costume designers, Aggie Guerard Rodgers, Nilo Rodis-Jamero ; production designer, Norman Reynolds ; visual effects, Richard Edlund, Dennis Muren, Ken Ralston, Nina Saxon.
Participant or Performer Note:
Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Sebastian Shaw, Ian McDiarmid, David Prowse, Alec Guinness.
Voices: Frank Oz, James Earl Jones.
Summary, etc.:
Darth Vader and the Empire are building a new, indestructible Death Star. Meanwhile, Han Solo has been imprisoned, and Luke Skywalker has sent R2D2 and C3PO to try and free him. Princess Leia, disguised as a bounty hunter, and Chewbacca go along as well. The final battle takes place on the moon of Endor, with its natural inhabitants, the Ewoks, lending a hand to the rebels.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; for sci-fi action violence.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 EX surround.
Language Note:
English, French or Spanish language with English subtitles. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired on some features.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, USA, 1984: Special Achievement Award for Visual Effects; 4 nominations, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing, Best Music, Original Score (John Williams), Best Sound. Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, 1984: won 5, Best Actor (Mark Hamill), Best Costumes, Best Make-Up, Best Science Fiction Film, Best Special Effects; 5 nominations, Best Actress (Carrie Fisher) Best Director (Richard Marquand), Best Music (Williams), Best Supporting Actor (Billy Dee Williams), Best Writing.
Subject: Skywalker, Luke (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Vader, Darth (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Prisons > Drama.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Genre: Feature films.
Science fiction films.
Action and adventure films.
Fantasy films.
Science fiction > Feature.
Adventure > Feature.
Fantasy > Feature.

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