The 1977 Television Documentary About The Making of ‘Star Wars’ And Hosted by C-3PO and R2-D2

On September 16, 1977, the ABC television network aired “The Making of Star Wars”, a wonderful one-hour documentary that went behind the scenes of the blockbuster new film Star Wars IV: A New Hope, which had been released in May of that year.

This TV special, the first ever Star Wars documentary, was hosted by C-3PO and R2-D2 and narrated by William Conrad, with appearances by George Lucas, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford.