This 1974 photo shows George Lucas, director of the film, "American Graffiti." “What I was trying to do was stay independent so that I could make the movies I wanted to make,” Lucas says in the ... more 
This 1974 photo shows George Lucas, director of the film, "American Graffiti." “What I was trying to do was stay independent so that I could make the movies I wanted to make,” Lucas says in the 2004 documentary “Empire of Dreams.” (AP Photo, File) less 
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