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Old July 12 2013, 06:42 PM   #16
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Re: George Lucas: Star Wars stood on the shoulders of Star Trek

Christopher wrote: View Post
But it was gracious of Lucas to acknowledge the importance of Star Trek to his own work.
Not that he really needed to; some of it is kind of obvious.

Vader levitating a coffee cup, as seen in the ANH comic/novel? Gary Mitchell did it first.

Palpatine shooting energy bolts from his bare hands? Gary Mitchell did it first.

Obi-Wan feeling the death of Alderaan? Spock did it first ( in The Immunity Syndrome ).
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