Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Test Pilot




This Halloween, Digging Star Wars turns 2! And, to celebrate, we have a brand new episode exploring the connections between Victor Fleming's 1938 film Test Pilot and George Lucas' Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back. Our special guest Gaetan Pappalardo not only chats about these two films with me, but raises some interesting points on Star Wars action figures. Here's a shot of Gaetan - and an awesome Star Wars toy -  circa Christmas 1978...



If you're interested in picking Gaetan's book Louie Licks and the Wicked Snakes: Battleaxe, you can pick it up at Amazon.com.

Also in this episode: original music from my niece Rachel. Thanks for sharing your talents, Rachel!

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