From World War to Star Wars: The Cantina


From the moment it hit screens in 1977, the cantina sequence from Star Wars: A New Hope has sparked the imagination of audiences and left us wanting to learn more about the beings that inhabit it. The shady tavern was teeming with interesting sights and sounds, many of which were inspired by the Second World War. From the crazy characters to the swinging band, here are a few ways that history shaped this galactic dive bar.

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