The following is the text of the Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope opening scroll:
Episode IV, A NEW HOPE It is a period of civil war. Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire. During the battle, Rebel spies managed to steal secret plans to the Empire’s ultimate weapon, the DEATH STAR, an armored space station with enough power to destroy an entire planet. Pursued by the Empire’s sinister agents, Princess Leia races home aboard her starship, custodian of the stolen plans that can save her people and restore freedom to the galaxy….
4 replies on “What is the text of the Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope opening crawl?”
I’ve always like the opening scroll of Episode IV, however, some of the others are not so good. Such as Episode V, especially the bit that says ‘Freedom fighters led by Luke Skywalker’ or something like that. After all, the Rebels aren’t led by Luke are they?
Felicity Fett, the rebels are not lead by Luke, however the small division which is on hoth are lead by him.
If you read it, it sais hes in charge of Hoth, not the alliance
So I take it that the 1st paragraph in A New Hope opening crawl is pretty much the Battle of Scarif from Rogue One…