Lucasfilm releases “Star Wars: Unaltered” screen caps

Lucasfilm Ltd. released Friday a comparison of every visually altered scene between the 1977 and 2004 versions of Star Wars (AKA, Star Wars: Episode IV-A New Hope). The screen captures of the 1977 material represent the first officially released movie images from the new Star Wars DVD set.

The two-DVD set goes on sale Tuesday, September 12, and contains both the 1977 and 2004 versions of the movie.

Two-DVD sets will also be released for the original and 2004 versions of The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi that same day.

To view the complete 1977 vs. 2004 comparison for Star Wars, visit the official starwars.com site, Episode IV: What Has Changed?

122 images, many including shots of the 1977 version, are featured in the comparison.

9/3/2006 Update
To view the complete 1980 vs. 2004 comparison for The Empire Strikes Back, visit the official starwars.com site, Episode V: What Has Changed?

9/10/2006 Update
To view the complete 1983 vs. 2004 comparison for Return of the Jedi, visit the official starwars.com site, Episode VI: What Has Changed?