Re: [gundam] [OT] quick Star Wars question

Alfred Urrutia (
Fri, 16 Apr 1999 10:01:07 -0700 (PDT)

On Apr 16, 12:28am, Edward Ju wasted bandwidth discussing:
> Subject: Re: [gundam] [OT] quick Star Wars question
> >On Thu, 15 Apr 1999, -Z- wrote:
> >> At 13:20 4/15/1999 -0400, -I- wrote:
> >> >Sorry for the OT question.
> >> It has 64 "squares" like a conventional chess board, arranged in four
> >> concentric rings divided into 16 radial sectors.
> >
> >Thanks! That's very clear. I am a little disappointed that Lucas slipped
> >some Earthy legacy into the SW universe. I thought he wanted to put SW in
> >the past not future.
> "Some"?! Do you realize how much WWII artifacts were used as props in the
> film?! From the big gun carried by the Sandtroper to the Jawa's belt...
> the list goes on and on!!!
> Eddie

Yes. SS style Imperial uniforms, German capital ship designs in the Star
Destroyers, etc. Lucas ripped off a number of *old* ideas to make his
movies. He's not a futurist.


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