Image of the Day: Amazing photos from the making of The Empire Strikes Back

There's a new book out this month called The Making of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back that tells the story of the second Star Wars movie, often with amazing never-before-seen pictures of the behind the scenes process.

In this photo, we see Mark Hamill hanging about 30 feet over a bunch of mattresses piled on top of cardboard boxes to break his fall, just in case. Next time you see this iconic scene, just try not to think of all those mattresses.

Vanity Fair via Nerd Approved

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