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Films By Recently Deceased Directors Selected For Posterity

28th December 2010

Less than two weeks after the deaths of directors Irvin Kershner and Blake Edwards, two of their films, Kershner's Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back , produced by George Lucas, and Edwards's The Pink Panther,...

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Empire Strikes Back Director Dead At 87

30th November 2010

Irvin Kershner, best known as the director of the Star Wars sequel The Empire Strikes Back, has died in Los Angeles after a long illness at the age of 87. In a statement, George Lucas,...

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Irvin Kershner Was My Mentor Says George Lucas

30th November 2010

Irvin Kershner, the highly respected American filmmaker who directed the second Star Wars movie 'Empire Strikes Back', has died at the age of 87. Kershner was personally handpicked to take charge of the sci-fi sequel...

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Lucas Remembers 'Great Director' Kershner

30th November 2010

STAR WARS creator GEORGE LUCAS has paid tribute to late director IRVIN KERSHNER, who helmed his classic movie THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK.Kershner died in November (10) following a long battle with ill health. He made...

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The Things They Tweet 1293

30th November 2010

"My favourite movie of all time is The Empire Strikes Back. It made me want to become an actor. RIP Irvin Kershner." Actor DONALD FAISON pays tribute to director IRVIN KERSHNER, who died on Saturday...

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Irvin Kershner Star Wars Director Dies Aged 87

29th November 2010

Irvin Kershner, the American filmmaker best known for directing the second Star Wars movie 'Empire Strikes Back', has died in Los Angeles aged 87, reports AFP News Agency. His goddaughter ADRIANA SANTINI confirmed the news...

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Empire Strikes Back Director Irvin Kershner Dies

29th November 2010

'The Empire Strikes Back' director Irvin Kershner has died at the age of 87. The filmmaker - who took over from George Lucas to create the sequel to 'Star Wars' - died at his home...

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Empire Strikes Back Director Kershner Dies

29th November 2010

Director IRVIN KERSHNER has died at the age of 87.The American moviemaker, best known for directing Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, passed away at his home in Los Angeles after a long...

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