USA Star Wars Style "A" '82 Video One-Sheet

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USA Star Wars Style "A" '82 Video One-Sheet
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Other Info: This poster contains the traditional Thomas Jung illustration, with the sexy Princess Leia pose standing beside Luke Skywalker holding his lightsaber high in the air. C-3PO and R2-D2 are standing below Vader's background helmet and there are X-wings racing to the Death Star overhead to the left. It has the tagline, "A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away..." in the top left hand corner, and the Star Wars triangular logo straddles the illustration and the credits area to the lower right hand side. This video poster is basically identical to the '77 style "A" one-sheet, except that it was printed on a heavy card-stock like the inserts, half-sheets, and 30 x 40 posters, instead of the traditional glossy paper stock. It also has "© 1977 Lucasfilm LTD." printed below the illustration on the left hand side, whereas the original theatrical one-sheet has "© 1977 Twentieth Century Fox". Why was the copyright changed on these video posters? The reason the copyright was changed from “©1977 Twentieth Century-Fox” to "© 1977 Lucasfilm LTD." was because 20th Century Fox, in 1979, gave Lucasfilm back their copyright, sequel, and merchandising rights as part of a deal George Lucas made with them before the release of the Empire Strikes Back. So when these original Jung Star Wars style "A" posters were reprinted to advertise for the video campaign in 1982, the copyright was changed to Lucasfilm Ltd., because it occurred after the deal to retain their properties. Interesting Note* - Originally, Star Wars was released on May 27, 1982 for rental only in these formats - Fox Video VHS, Betamax, LaserDisc, CED VideoDisc, and V2000 tape cassettes. Starting September 1, 1982, you could then also purchase them for individual use. (See pics below) (Tag style info - Copyright ©1977 Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation / GAU Union bug / Litho In U.S.A. / Property disclaimer license / One Sheet - Style "A" 77/21) See pics below.

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Tag style info - '82 Video One-Sheet - "©1977 Lucasfilm Ltd."
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Fox Video Betamax '82 box cover jacket.