KRAYT DRAGON ORIGINAL PROP PIECE- STAR WARS IV 1977. On May 25th, 1977, George Lucas' Star Wars premiered in theaters. The film was an instant success. Fans saw the movie multiple times, sometimes on the same day. Star Wars went on to become a global phenomenon and still remains the third highest-grossing film of all time (inflation-adjusted).This specimen is a fragment of the fiberglass from the "Krayt Dragon, " the long serpentine skeleton C-3PO encounters soon after separating from R2-D2 on Tatooine.