Skip to main content

Ultra Rare Behind The Photos From Raiders of the Lost Ark, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.

Friend of the site and our Facebook page, Suzanna Charlton Francis has been sending us some wonderful photos over the last few weeks and I just had to share them on our site.  The photos are from the time Suzanna's mother was enjoying being on the set of the The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.  Pamela Mann was part of the crew as continuity and as you can see had a blast on the set mingling with the stars and crew.

Pamela Mann star wars
Return of the Jedi crew photo

Pamela Mann star wars
Suzanna tells us: "My mum Pamela Mann, enjoying some downtime during filming return of the jedi with Carrie fisher"
Pamela Mann star wars
Patricia McDermott (hairdresser) Pamela Mann (continuity) and Carrie fisher having fun during a break from shooting.
Pamela Mann star wars
The prop guys built an igloo for Pamela Mann on location in Norway on Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back.
Pamela Mann star wars
On the set of The Empire Strikes back enjoying a snowmobile in Finse, Norway
alan tomkins sketch
Suzanna: "The birthday (spelt wrong) one was drawn by Alan Tomkins who was the art director on The Empire Strikes Back (or in this case, Star Wars Two) for my Mum and signed on the back by the crew."
Pamela Mann star wars

Pamela Mann star wars
We even have one from the set of Raiders of the Lost Ark with of course, Steven Spielberg.

call sheet raiders of the lost ark

call sheet raiders of the lost ark
Call sheets for Raiders of the Lost Ark

The Bearded Trio - The Site For Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, John Williams and a whole lot more.


  1. I am now lucky enough to own most of the photos on this site. And many more.
    Some great images


Post a Comment

I would love to hear your thoughts. Please leave a comment, don't be shy.

Popular posts from this blog

Did Paul Freeman Accidentally Eat A Fly In Raiders of the Lost Ark?

The Famous Indiana Jones Fly In Belloq's Mouth Scene.  Did It Really Happen? I've always wondered if Paul Freeman unintentionally consumed a fly in this scene in  Raiders of the Lost Ark ?  It's the scene where Indiana Jones shouts down to Bellosh...I mean Belloq and threatens to blow up the ark.  Did a fly go in his mouth? I remember watching this scene back in the early eighties and my ten year old mind thought he definitely had a snack while filming.  I recall talking about 'flygate' in my school playground at the time and the general consensus with my friends was that Freeman definitely had a sneaky snack. Paul Freeman talks about the famous 'fly' scene in an interview with  and settled 'flygate:' This is a bit of a dicey question so don’t get too upset. (Laughs) A movie’s always got bloopers in it, some have a lot, and some only have three or four. And the most remarkable blooper was right before the opening of th

Star Wars VII Movie Poster - Every End Is A New Beginning

Star Wars VII Movie Poster Just saw this Star Wars VII movie poster on Kyle Newman's Facebook fee d.  The poster is by  Lyndon Berresford and Paul Bateman.  I am loving this.  Who do you think the two characters are?  Lando and Leia?  Han and Leia's children? Have you seen other Star Wars VII movie posters?  Let me know. Rob Wainfur @welshslider

Pinewood Studios To Expand To The Usa

BBC News have reported that Pinewood Studios are to expand to the USA.  This is great news for the famous studio that is rich in movie history. UK film studio Pinewood Shepperton has announced plans to build its first sound stages in the United States. The Pinewood Atlanta complex will be built on 288 acres of land south of Atlanta, Georgia, as a joint venture with a US investment company. Georgia has been among the US states drawing film-making away from Hollywood with tax incentives in recent years. The deal is the latest sign of expansion at Pinewood, the home of the James Bond franchise. Earlier this month it announced a joint venture with a Chinese media group, potentially giving it access to the fast-growing Chinese market. Read the full article here. THE BEARDED TRIO ON FACEBOOK THE BEARDED TRIO ON TWITTER THE BEARDED TRIO ON GOOGLE+