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An exact quote from Lucas on Greedo shooting first. — Page 3

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Apologies for the bump - though in my humble opinion it is very much worth it…
 

doubleofive said:

Holy crap, I did Greedo Shot First.

https://twitter.com/StarWarsVisComp/status/1168554173136166913

Frame by frame comparisons, GIF’s, the whole nine yards. I conclude that the “new” shot is based on a wide shot of Han shooting Greedo. They took the clarifying shot Lucas claims didn’t exist in the 70’s and changed it so Greedo shoots (at different times with different effects). It’s a fun read, hopefully.

^ from his superb Complete Comparison of Special Edition Visual Changes thread in the Theatrical Cuts vs. Subsequent Releases section.
 

💥 doubleofive knocks it out of the park - yet again! 💥

 

The George Lucas: Unreliable Narrator & Time Travelling Revisionist… thread (Category Numbers 26 • ‘Han Shot First…’ and 27 • ‘George Lucas claims in 2012 that Han NEVER Shot First…’) may also be of some interest on the issue too…
 

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I find that answer vague and unconvincing. Why don’t you knock it off with them negative waves?
Why don’t you dig how beautiful it is out here? And say something righteous and hopeful for a change?

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I am not joined up to twitter but that was one informative read. Thankyou doubleofive and others in this thread.
I still love George for creating all this and seeing it though the difficulties he had, but some of his claims are quite flimsy or fanciful to say the least. Surely he must know his words would came back to haunt him given how Star Wars is so often scrutinized and written about so much?

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I think he just doesn’t really care. And, honestly, I really don’t think he even realizes he contradicts himself so much.