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Behind the Scenes Photos of Star Wars Vehicle and Ships  

Destiny A Lopez
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Star Wars wouldn't be Star Wars without the talents of the folks over at Industrial Light and Magic and the numerous detailed, awesome looking ships and vehicles they created for the Star Wars universe. Founded by George Lucas in 1975, the visual effects company was established when production on Star Wars began. Leading members of the ILM team included John Dykstra, Ken Ralston, Paul Huston, and other interns, artists, and designers. Their talents brought to life the many Star Wars ships and vehicles seen in the classic movies.

Lucas's goal for Star Wars was to create visual effects that audiences had never seen before. Industrial Light & Magic delivered that and more, creating some of the most recognizable fleets of vehicles and spacecrafts ever conceived for film. Over the course of six films, the number of Star Wars ship names devised for the vehicles and vessels of the films have grown so considerably, it takes several Wikipedia pages to list them all. 

From the Death Star to Landspeeders to B-Wing fighters, here are behind the scenes Star Wars pictures taken at the ILM model workshop throughout production on the original Star Wars trilogy. This Star Wars figures list features all the most memorable spacecraft spotted in that galaxy far, far away.
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ILM Artist Constructing More TIE Series Models
ILM Artist Constructing More T... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Behind the Scenes Photos of Star Wars Vehicle and Ships
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Millenium Falcon Model Nearing Completion
Millenium Falcon Model Nearing... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Behind the Scenes Photos of Star Wars Vehicle and Ships
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One of the Few Women on the ILM Staff Working on the Death Star Model
One of the Few Women on the IL... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Behind the Scenes Photos of Star Wars Vehicle and Ships
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George Lucas Among His Many Creations at the ILM Workshop
George Lucas Among His Many Cr... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Behind the Scenes Photos of Star Wars Vehicle and Ships
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