The original Star Wars was a watershed moment, not only in film history, but in technology and modern culture. But where did it come from? What had come before, shaping it?

This is Kitbashed, a work-in-progress mashup of Star Wars with many of its sources of inspiration, playing as a feature-length presentation.

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May the force be with you. Always.

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