George Lucas Mark Hamill

When principal photography began on March 22, 1976 in the Tunisian desert for the scenes on Tatooine, the project faced several problems. Lucas fell behind schedule in the first week of shooting due to malfunctioning props and electronic breakdowns. Moreover, a rare Tunisian rainstorm struck the country, which further disrupted filming. Mark Hamill can be seen in the photo above conversing with director George Lucas. Continue reading for more hand-colorized images that give vintage photos new life.

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