Today Is The Most Important Date In ‘Star Wars’ History

First public screening was held on May 1, 1977… And it could have broken the film. by alexzalben 05/01/14 (mtv.com)   Sure we’re all eagerly anticipating “Star Wars: Episode VII,” but 37 years ago today was the most important day in “Star Wars” history: May 1 was the first public screening for the original “Star Wars,” a…

The Man Who Greenlit 'Star Wars'

The Most Important Movie Mogul You’ve Never Heard Of Forbes.com Jude Brennan Contributor There was a notable omission in Tuesday’s announcement of the Star Wars VII cast. Overlooked in the chest beating of creative involvement in the upcoming sequel was any mention of George Lucas, the creator of the 34-year-old Star Wars franchise. He joins another mogul who is often overlooked when…