Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the mysterious Darth Vader.

Filming Locations

Tikal, Flores, Guatemala
Djerba Ajim, Medenine, Tunisia
Naftah, Tozeur, Tunisia
Matmatat-Al-Qadimal, Gabes, Tunisia
Bouhlel Sdada, Tozeur, Tunisia
Yuma, Arizona, United States
United States
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Campeche, Mexico
Tunisia
United Kingdom
Los Angeles, California, United States
Shepperton, Surrey, United Kingdom

Filming Dates

22 March 1976 - 16 July 1976
11 January 1977 - 11 January 1977

Studios

Elstree Studios

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Filming Locations


Death Star hangar

Stage 3, Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, England, UK

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Death Star control room

Stage 4, Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, England, UK

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Millennium Falcon; interiors

Stage 8, Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, England, UK

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Chalmun's Spaceport Cantina; interior

Stage 6, Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, England, UK

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Yavin 4 rebel base

Shed 1, Cardington Airship Hangars, Bedfordshire, England, UK

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Fourth moon of Yavin

Tikal National Park, Guatemala

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Calakmul, Campeche, Mexico

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studio

Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, England, UK

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Tatooine scenes

Death Valley National Park, California, USA

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Jundland Wastes

Sidi Bouhlel, Tozeur, Tunisia

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