This infographic shows the timeline of major changes and revisions of the Star Wars films since the beginning.
Many fans are upset about the changes to the Blu-Ray release of Star Wars (Episodes I-VI), but may not realize that changes are nothing new. Changes to the release of the films have been happening since the beginning.
These are motivated by creator George Lucas' goal to make the original films closer to his vision.
Here is a timeline of revisions to the Star Wars films since the first release in 1977. You can read a list of the changes here.
A Hi-Res version is available as jpg and png.
The chart has been translated into Spanish thanks to Cinefiloz!
- News.com - Star Wars: The saga fans can't stop buying
- Wikipedia - List of changes in Star Wars re-releases
- Blam1- Star Wars The VideoDisc Site
Update: Changed links to images and corrected typos in images