The Emperor (film)

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The Emperor[1]
The emperor screen.jpg
Bob Hudson in The Emperor
Directed byGeorge Lucas
Written byGeorge Lucas
Paul Golding
Bob Hudson
John Milius
Rick Robertson
Gary Rockland
StarringBob Hudson
CinematographyMike Brown
Gary Young
Edited byPaul Golding
Rick Robertson
Distributed byUniversity of Southern California
Release date
Running time
24 mins

The Emperor is a short film by George Lucas about the radio DJ Bob Hudson (known as "The Emperor"), made while Lucas was a film student at the University of Southern California's film school.[2][3]

The film was made in 1967 when Lucas returned to USC as a graduate student.[3] A 20-minute documentary, the film was made in 10 weeks.[3]

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  1. ^ "The Emperor". Archived from the original on 2007-12-17. Retrieved 2012-09-20.
  2. ^ Fensch, Thomas, Films on the Campus, A.S. Barnes & Co, New York, 1970, ISBN 0-498-07428-5.
  3. ^ a b c Pollock, Dale, Skywalking: The Life and Films of George Lucas, Harmony Books, New York, 1983, ISBN 0-517-54677-9.

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