A digital scene from "Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones," is shown in this undated promotional photo. Director George Lucas shot the entire film using digital cameras and hoped to have the film shown with digital projectors in theaters.
A digital scene from "Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones," is shown in this undated promotional photo. Director George Lucas shot the entire film using digital cameras and hoped to have the film shown with digital projectors in theaters. AP
A digital scene from "Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones," is shown in this undated promotional photo. Director George Lucas shot the entire film using digital cameras and hoped to have the film shown with digital projectors in theaters. AP
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