A lot more goes into making hit movies than what we see on the screen. These wild, behind-the-scenes facts will make you see some of your favorite films in a whole new light.
Production values weren't exactly what they are today back in 1980. The fine folks making Star Wars: Episode V had to improvise some of the asteroids in the movie with household objects, including shoes and potatoes:
"One of the asteroids in Star Wars 5: Empire Strikes Back was a potato."