Chewbacca Tweeted A Huge Cache Of Classic ‘Star Wars’ Set Photos

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Star Wars Set Photos

Last night and last Tuesday Peter Mayhew, the actor who played Chewbacca in the original Star Wars trilogy, tweeted several of his old set photos. It’s an amazing collection, including gems like the picture of Harrison Ford above. He’s doing an impression of how anyone who tries to interview him feels.

We’ve collected some of our favorite pictures below, with interesting details when relevant. All the pictures Mayhew shared are available here. Thanks to Laughing Squid for the assist.

Star Wars Set Photos

“The most luscious princess in the galaxy and an 11 year old Warwick Davis. I want to be an 11 year old Warwick Davis.” — Peter Mayhew

Star Wars Set Photos

“You know Kenny as R2D2, but he was also Paploo, the Ewok who stole the Imperial Speeder Bike.” — Peter Mayhew

Star Wars Set Photos

“Check out Han’s face. ‘Dude, that’s your SISTER”. Meanwhile Chewie thinks, ‘not MY sister!’.” — Peter Mayhew

Star Wars Set Photos

“The original C3P0 costume, before the rewrites.” — Peter Mayhew

Star Wars Set Photos

“Work was sparse, we all had to pick up jobs where we could. At least the shuttle was warm…” — Peter Mayhew

Continue on for the inevitable chainmail bikini pictures.

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“Ok, you lot really like pics of a certain princess! Here’s one of Carrie and her stunt double. You’re Welcome.” — Peter Mayhew

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“Sometimes the pressure of performing weighed heavy. Should I say “AWWWROOO” or “AARRAGH-ROOO?” — Peter Mayhew

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Star Wars Set Photos

“I love this picture. Stuart Freeborn and Yoda having their makeup done by Irvin.” — Peter Mayhew

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“HiYo Silver, AWAY!” — Peter Mayhew

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