Press Conference - 1 March 1979
After traveling to Oslo, Norway with Carrie Fisher, Mark and Marilou Hamill and Alan Arnold, Gary Kurtz announced that principal photography would start the following Monday. Carrie explained she came to Norway out of curiosity. She didn’t have any scenes in Norway, but could not bear to miss the location atmosphere.
Travel to Finse - 3 March 1979
Filming outside the Hotel - 5 March 1979
Due to the extreme weather conditions it was not possible to go out and film the scenes that were scheduled. Instead the crew filmed just outside the Hotel.