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