7 Ways 'Star Wars' Is More 'Old-School' Than You Realized (No Spoilers)
When it came out in 1977, "Star Wars" was cutting-edge cinema, and changed movies forever. But a mid-20th century Force was with young George Lucas when he was realizing his vision.
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In fact, Stormtroopers were specialist soldiers of the German Army in World War I -- that's where George Lucas got the name.