Question: The number 1138 gets referenced in many later Lucas-related projects. What, if any, is the original significance of the number?
THX 1138 (1971)
Directed by: George Lucas
Starring: Robert Duvall, Donald Pleasence, Don Pedro Colley, Maggie McOmie
Visible crew/equipment: When LUH 3417 closes the door of the medicine cabinet because she doesn't have the right to take more pills, there's a reflection of a crew member's hand retaining a door.
OMM: Let us be thankful we have an occupation to fill. Work hard, increase production, prevent accidents and be happy.
Trivia: The film is an extended version of a student project George Lucas made at the University of Southern California.
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Answer: It's been widely suggested that Lucas based the title on his telephone number at the time. The first three digits corresponded to T,H and X on the keypad - the last four were 1138.