‘Star Wars’ Helps John Williams Make History

ORLANDO, FL – APRIL 13: Composer John Williams attends the 40 YEARS OF STAR WARS PANEL during the 2017 STAR WARS CELEBRATION at Orange County Convention Center on April 13, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** John Williams

There aren’t many film franchises that have lasted for at least four decades — off hand, we can only think of James Bond, Star Trek, Rocky, and Star Wars. And the longevity of the Star Wars franchise has given composer John Williams an extraordinary opportunity, since he’s scored all of the films in the series. He realizes that what he’s done is unprecedented in Hollywood, and he’s grateful that George Lucas gave him that chance. (Click on the media bar below to hear John Williams)


All of the Star Wars movies are currently streaming on Disney+ and available on DVD, Blu-Ray, and most digital platforms

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