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This is a rare Skywalker Sound and/or Weddington Productions/Technicolor Sound Services sound effect. It's an explosion sound recorded and created by Ben Burtt, Randy Thom, and Gary Summers for Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). Today, it's still considered as a stock sound effect though.

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Sound Effects Description

This sound effect is mostly often heard for SFX clusters and many variants. It sounds like this: "CHUR-SHURRR!" I (TMD the Hedgehog) need somebody like BigIdeas70258 to help me trying to imitating this powerful explosion sound effect, though. It

This is one of the most popular explosion sound effect that was used more than a thousand media, especially the Skywalker Sound projects. It was used exclusively by Weddington Productions/Technicolor Sound Services in their own projects work.

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Used In

TV Shows

Movies

Shorts

  • Sprocket Systems: The First Ten Years (1987) (Heard during footage of a large explosion, the ACTUAL source of the sound.)
  • Wow! (1990)

Video Games

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Theme Parks

Trailers

  • Die Hard (1988) (Trailers)
  • EA Star Wars: Battlefront & Battlefront II (2015-) (Trailers)
  • Star Wars: Episodes II & III (Trailers)

YouTube Videos

Anime

Image Gallery

SKYWALKER EXPLOSION 01/Image Gallery

Audio Samples

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