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Old July 19 2013, 05:31 AM   #91
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Re: George Lucas: Star Wars stood on the shoulders of Star Trek

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Well, Star Wars sounds much better than 'Journal of the Whills, Part 1' !!!

Well, I dunno. Don't they say, "where there's a whill, there's a whey?"
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Old July 19 2013, 11:03 AM   #92
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Wasn't SW originally called something like "Chronicles of the Starkiller Episode 1: The Star Wars" or similar?
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Old July 19 2013, 12:26 PM   #93
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Starkiller was Sheridan's nickname.
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Old July 19 2013, 04:22 PM   #94
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Probably want to check the Rinzler book to be sure, but I think the Starkiller name lasted right up to the start of shooting.

As far as that goes, the TPM script I read before ep 1 got released still had light sabers being called lazer swords ... over 20 years later and GL still didn't have the nomenclature locked in, I guess ...
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I can check the book later, but I think the name was changed from Starkiller to Skywalker during shooting.
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As far as that goes, the TPM script I read before ep 1 got released still had light sabers being called lazer swords ... over 20 years later and GL still didn't have the nomenclature locked in, I guess ...
They're still called that in one scene of the film.
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