The masked men and women of ‘Star Wars’ tell their stories in ‘Elstree 1976’

Darth Vader. Greedo. Rebel pilots and stormtroopers. The actors behind them will never be as recognizable as Carrie Fisher or Mark Hamill, but documentarian Jon Spira thinks their largely untold stories offer just as much. Spira, producer Hank Starrs, and a small team of filmmakers have launched a Kickstarter for Elstree 1976, a documentary following ten people whose lives have been shaped by their work on the North London set of a then-unknown film called Star Wars.

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