The official Star Wars youtube channel has debuted the vintage featurette 'The Birth of the Lightsaber'. This informative and entertaining short documentary debuted when the original trilogy first hit DVD way back in 2004, exactly ten years ago. Star Wars creator George Lucas, actor Mark Hamill, and sound designer Ben Burtt discuss the concept and creation of the lightsaber in this 15 minute look at the Jedi's greatest weapon aside from the Force.

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