- "Wipes were used in the early days of film, in things like the old Republic serials, but used less and less in the post-World War Two era. I remember when I first saw Star Wars I was shocked to see that instead of dissolves it used wipes, which hadn't been used in a long time."
- ―Tom Christopher
Tom M. Christopher (commonly abbreviated T.M. Christopher) was an audio engineer for Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, and later went on to edit episodes of the Special Editions of the original Star Wars trilogy, and the compilation films of the Star Wars: Droids animated television series and Lucasfilm's Young Indiana Jones Chronicles. He began work with Lucasfilm Ltd. in 1982.