BBC’s Inside Cinema – The Wilhelm Scream

BBC’s Inside Cinema explore the infamous sound effect, the Wilhelm scream, as heard in every pre-Disney Star Wars film.

How a sound effect conquered cinema, appearing in hundreds of films from the 1950s to now. Lend us your ears, as Inside Cinema listens out for the ultimate movie in-joke, the Wilhelm Scream, in countless beloved classics, from the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises to the likes of Toy Story, Reservoir Dogs and Beauty and the Beast.

It is available on BBC’s iPlayer for 11 months.

James is an active member of the Star Wars collecting community, and is the Brand Director for Jedi News. James is also the host of the Star Wars Collectors Cast, and co-host of RADIO 1138 on the Jedi News Network.