Watch this original shoot of the Cantina scene

The internet has produced a color-degraded version of the Cantina scene from ANH

 

This is a fascinating shot of the Cantina scene. It’s backwards for one thing.  It’s black & white which gives it a very interesting noir feel.  Many of the alien shots haven’t been added; many were done during – cough – reshoots -cough – after the production left London.  The original British voices can be heard. Not all of the final dialog is included; it also uses some different takes than what appears in the final/current version of ANH.  We even see Han Solo with a lady friend.

You can compare to a more finished version here:

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