Darth is a cool dude (1980)

Darth V

This is about as random as it gets: when I was eight years old, David Prowse (the man “inside” the Darth Vader suit) came to Iowa on a Star Wars promotional junket. They were also looking for two kids to don original Jawa costumes.

Through astronomical luck, I was chosen not only to wear one of the Jawa costumes from the original trilogy, but also to pose for photographs with the Dark Lord himself.

Definitely the pinnacle of my childhood.






4 thoughts on “Darth is a cool dude (1980)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s