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    Construction of the barge used in the filming of 'Return of the Jedi' scenes filmed in the Imperial Sand Dunes near Yuma took months to build and an estimated $1 million.

Yuma Sun Archives Construction of the barge used in the filming of 'Return of the Jedi' scenes filmed in the Imperial Sand Dunes near Yuma took months to build and an estimated $1 million.

Yuma Sun Archives Construction workers and the film crew are shown on the set working on deadlines to complete everything so that filming can begin on 'Return of the Jedi.'

Yuma Sun Archives British actor and comedian Kenny Baker, who portrayed the energetic robot R2D2, 'goes native' during filming in near-100 degree heat and high winds.

Photo by Ralph Nelson Jr./Yuma Sun Archives Construction workers and the film crew are shown on the set working on deadlines to complete everything so that filming can begin on 'Return of the Jedi.'

Yuma Sun Archives Construction of the barge used in the filming of 'Return of the Jedi' scenes filmed in the Imperial Sand Dunes near Yuma took months to build and an estimated $1 million.

Yuma Sun Archives Two crew members work on part of the 'Return of the Jedi' set.

Yuma Sun Archives Construction of the barge used in the filming of 'Return of the Jedi' scenes filmed in the Imperial Sand Dunes near Yuma took months to build and an estimated $1 million.

Yuma Sun Archives

    Happy Star Wars Day!

    Did you know that the BLM-managed Imperial Sand Dunes was the setting for the opening scenes of “Return of the Jedi”?  The Yuma Sun has published a great set of photos from set construction — here are some of our favorites.  Make sure to visit the Yuma Sun’s website for more great photos: http://bit.ly/13kRagy  

    All photos by Yuma Sun.

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