The Original Star Wars was a long time ago, and Star Wars Episode IX is still a long way away. We are barely three weeks into production and the Internet is awash with rumors and conjecture. From reports of titles, to Keri Russell’s role, to how JJ Abrams will use Carrie Fisher’s unseen footage, there is plenty about which to speculate. If we continue on this path without taking a break, we’re going to drive ourselves insane.

One thing is certain among all the chatter: the Skywalker saga, told over the course of forty-plus years, will come to an end in 2019. I thought this would be a fitting opportunity to look back on the original Star Wars film that started it all.