Creating the sound of a broken Millenium Falcon

Watch this 3 minute youtube video of an interview of Ben Burtt who created the some of the 800 sound effects for the Star Wars film, including the sound of the Millenium Falcon’s broken Hyperdrive, which is a composite of the inertia starter of a 1928 biplane, a dentist’s air drill, the motor drive from a tank turrets, and some groaning water pipes.

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