George Lucas's First Narrative Film

Screen shot 2013-05-14 at 4.23.48 PMLong before Star Wars, when George Lucas was a student at USC, he made this short entitled Freiheit (Freedom). It was 1966, and Lucas was 22 years old. In this film you can see touches of inspiration — vibrant editing plus a mixture of live-action and stills — and you’ll also spot classmate Randal Kleiser, who later went on to direct Grease, among other films.

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