North Central Florida Treasures: Life size Yoda

This week on North Central Florida Treasures Art Adkins gives us a detailed history of one of cinemas most famous characters, Yoda.
Published: Nov. 24, 2022 at 10:39 AM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - This week on North Central Florida Treasures Art Adkins gives us a detailed history of one of cinemas most famous characters, Yoda.

The famous Star Wars character who made their debut in 1980 in " Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back " as the jedi master to help young Luke Skywalker. Voiced by Frank Oz, Yoda’s facial features were based on the makeup designer Stuart Freeborn’s features as well as Albert Einstein eyes.

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This life size model stands 27 inches tall, and is based on the depiction of Yoda from the 2005 ″ Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith " movie. Pepsi partnered with Star Wars to create these figurines, only 2,500 were ever made.

In a retail setting would range from $1,200 - $2,000, Life size Yoda this weeks North Central Florida Treasures.

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