Australian Empire Strike Back Advance Teaser One-Sheet

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Australian Empire Strike Back Advance Teaser One-Sheet
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Other Info: What? "How come this version has never showed up before? It's not in any of my collecting books." Most professional dealers and collectors may have wondered why Australia didn't seem to have an Empire Strike Back advance one-sheet, because there has always been an Empire Strikes Back advance daybill that appears regularly for sale in the online auction markets. The reason is, is that this one-sheet matches the United States version so closely that most dealers and/or collectors can't easily tell them apart and they almost always just list them as American versions. Also, the Aussie version doesn't seem to appear very often anyway, so it has been hard to compare them to the other English versions. We have only seen a couple of these in the last 25 years (and they were sold as American versions). The poster has the advance photo layout of the floating Darth Vader head on a black starry background. Across the top it says, "The Star Wars Saga Continues". The only real difference from the US version is some subtle credit information changes and the last tagline of the poster says "Coming Soon to your Galaxy", in a font that doesn't seem to go with the rest of the text. The US version says "Coming to your Galaxy this Summer". Poster also omits the M.A.P.S. Litho Pty Ltd. logo, and doesn't have the usually seen "NRC" censorship rating. (See pic below)

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Aussie Empire Strikes Back Advance one-sheet tagline and credits area.