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These backgrounds were hand-painted by artists at Nelvana studios,
and various animation cels would be placed over them and photographed
as part of the animation process. One background painting could
be used as the background for many different cels.
Most of these backgrounds have never been seen before on their
own outside of the original cartoon. Click on the smaller pictures
to see them enlarged.
Thanks to Pete Vilmur for most of the scans in this collection.
The Rebel base's commlink, where Leia loses contact
with Luke and the droids.
Luke Skywalker's special two-seater Y-Wing.
The Millennium Falcon's hold, where Luke finds
Chewie about to incinerate the talisman.
The Falcon's incinerator, where the talisman is
The floating city that Chewbacca and Boba Fett
The city's garbage chutes, where Boba Fett and
Chewie gain entrance.
The drug store where the serum for the talisman
virus is sold.
The streetside commlink vending booth, where Fett
inserts his card and opens a channel to Darth Vader - which is
subsequently intercepted by R2-D2.
The viewscreen that Artoo plugs into and intercepts
Fett's conversation with Vader. The scene of Fett getting ready
to blast off here was probably a placeholder for the real scene
of Fett talking to Vader that would be added over the top of it
Outside the Falcon's escape hatch hallway, where
our heroes watch Boba Fett blast off.
The Falcon's interior control consoles.
Chewie's co-pilot chair in the Falcon's cockpit.
His headset will be hanging on the headrest of this chair in the