(From left) Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford in Star Wars (1977). The myths surrounding the film franchise have been many over the years. (From left) Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford in Star Wars (1977). The myths surrounding the film franchise have been many over the years.
(From left) Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford in Star Wars (1977). The myths surrounding the film franchise have been many over the years.

Five Star Wars myths, from it being a template for blockbuster movies to only young white men watching the films

  • Star Wars films have been steeped in folklore, such as the idea that the sound of lightsabres came from the hum of a projector, so what is true and what isn’t?
  • With The Rise of Skywalker storming the box office, there’s reason to delve into five myths that have surrounded the famous franchise since it first began

Topic |   Cinema
(From left) Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford in Star Wars (1977). The myths surrounding the film franchise have been many over the years. (From left) Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford in Star Wars (1977). The myths surrounding the film franchise have been many over the years.
(From left) Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford in Star Wars (1977). The myths surrounding the film franchise have been many over the years.
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