Cut Scenes : ROTJ
The Missing Sandstorm
sandstorm occurs after Leia, Luke and the others save Han from his
fate as wall ornament in Jabba's Sailbarge Ship. They escape the
Sarlacc, steal a ship and head for safety. Only they have engine
trouble and get stranded on the dunes of Tatooine when a
sandstorm suddenly comes over them.
They were unable to finish shooting this scene because the big fans
used to simulate the storm kept jamming up with sand.
and Leia carries someone (or something), while 3P0 is trying keep up
in his best "Hey, Wait for me!"-manner. In the foreground we see something
that looks like Luke's arm. But it could also be the arm of a member
of the filming crew.
gang finally arrive safely at the Falcon. From the left:
3P0, R2, Leia, Han and Luke. (Where Chewie and Lando are is
this nice close-up we see 3P0 (trying not to bump his head), Leia
(completely concealed by a blanket), Han (with shades on) and Luke
(looking like a nomad)... about to embark on the Falcon.
The "StarWars Insider" recently
published these following pictures...
In this one we see Mark and one of the crew who operated the large fans that
created the winds in the sandstorm. Also up on the left we see the "nose" of
Here's Mark again... standing
in front of one of the huge fans, putting his trademark black glove on.
Harrison in protective goggles and
Mark, both squinting to avoid getting sand in their eyes.
Threepio, Luke and Han in front
of the Falcon, about to embark.
Threepio and R2 dashing towards
the Falcon and shelter.
Threepio, all by his lonesome,
in front of the Falcon.
Mark, looking more like a Tusken Raider
than Luke in goggles and blanket.
Leia, expressing her happiness to
see Luke, with Han looking on.
From the left (I believe) we have:
Luke, Lando, Chewie, Leia, Han, R2 and Threepio... all about to climb aboard the
And finally we have a cute little
picture of Leia and Han holding hands, with Threepio barely visible in the
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