George Lucas:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Born 1944 in Modesto, CA; raised on a walnut ranch. Attended USC film school; while in school, he made various films including THX-1138. He co-wrote and directed the award-winning film American Graffiti. He is best known for Star Wars, box office champ in its time and winner of seven Academy Awards.
Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

3D 'Chess' Game Board - let the wookie win

Star Wars (1976)

Comlink

Star Wars (1976)

Death Star - that's no moon

Star Wars (1976)

Deflector Shield

Star Wars (1976)

Droid (Star Wars) - lucas trademark

Star Wars (1976)

Escape Pod - check the pod, Darth

Star Wars (1976)

Ion Cannon

Star Wars (1976)

Landspeeder - the future of hovercraft

Star Wars (1976)

Lightsaber - the original light saber

Star Wars (1976)

R2-D2 (Artoo-Detoo) - the original

Star Wars (1976)

Remote (or Seeker Remote) - Jedi training device

Star Wars (1976)

Restraining Bolt - keeps robots in check

Star Wars (1976)

Sandcrawler - Jawa condo

Star Wars (1976)

Sensor Arm

Star Wars (1976)

Supralight Drive

Star Wars (1976)

T.I.E. Fighter (Tie Fighter) - the bane of the rebel resistance in Star Wars

Star Wars (1976)

Unichapel (Robotic Confession Booth) - automated religion

THX 1138 (1970)

Vaporator

Star Wars (1976)


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