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The Sounds of Star Wars

In 1977, with the release of “Star Wars: A New Hope,” Ben Burtt introduced a new lexicon of sounds into our aural vocabulary.

This video is a celebration of those iconic sounds that have been rattling around my head since childhood and that have since become ingrained in our collective pop culture psyche.

It is also a celebration of Ben Burtt’s genius.

Sound design by Ben Burtt.
Edited by Rishi Kaneria (@rishikaneria)

Footage taken from:
Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars: Episode VI – Return Of The Jedi

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