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At an autocross track, Lucas met his first mentor in the film industry — famed cinematographer Haskell Wexler, a fellow aficionado of sleek racing machines.
He was later drafted by the Army, but tests showed he had diabetes, the disease that killed his paternal grandfather.Lucas was prescribed medication for the disease, but his symptoms are sufficiently mild that he does not require insulin and would not be considered diabetic under the disease's current classification. Navy students who were being taught documentary cinematography, Lucas directed the short film Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138 4EB, which won first prize at the 1967-68 National Student Film Festival, and was later adapted into his first full-length feature film, THX 1138.In 1967, Lucas re-enrolled as a USC graduate student in film production. Lucas was awarded a scholarship by Warner Brothers to observe the making of Finian's Rainbow (1968) which was being directed by Francis Ford Coppola, who at the time was revered among film school students of the time as a cinema graduate who had "made it"."George tried as hard as anyone, and I was one to reward that," Wexler recalls.Lucas then transferred to the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts.