Video of The Empire Strikes Back Without Music Surfaces

Watching pivotal moments in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back without music is part of composer John Williams’ process.

In a video clip from the 1980 BBC Documentary Star Wars: Music by John Williams (courtesy of Slashfilm), we see the composer, George Lucas, Irvin Kershner, and Gary Kurtz sit down and watch The Empire Strikes Back with placeholder voice acting and limited sound. During this time, Lucas is able to evaluate the onscreen action and determine what he wants to do with the film’s eventual score to accentuate and accompany different moments.

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Source:: IGN Movies

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