- "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.