Canadian The Phantom Menace Version "B" French Petite-Affiche

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Canadian The Phantom Menace Version "B" French Petite-Affiche
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Other Info: This poster conveys Drew Struzan's conceptual "a boy who may bring balance to the Force, but the long dormant Sith resurface to claim their original glory..." poster design. It contains a dark frame around the red/purplish overtones illustration with sunspots and glare streams spilling into it. The main image is made up of a collage of characters including, Anakin Skywalker, Qui-Gon Jinn, Padmé Amidala, C-3PO and R2-D2, Obi-wan Kenobi, Jar Jar Binks, an N-1 starfighter, and the red/black face of the major antagonist Darth Maul, set behind the cast looking menacing in the background. The poster has the tagline - "Every Saga Has A Beginning" at the top and the cast and credit information at the bottom. The Star Wars: Episode I - La Menace fantôme logo is found in the bottom third of the poster, along with the Lucasfilm Ltd., Dolby Digital, Digital DTS Sound, SDDS, THX, and 20th Century Fox emblems. Drew's signature can be found on the left-hand side of the artwork. This poster was a pullout from a French-Canadian magazine, and it has some differences from the standard French affiche. First, it has an acute accent over the 'E' in Episode I. Second, this version uses the word 'Début' instead of 'Commencement' in the tagline, and lastly, the pullout poster's size is (21" x 32").

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