USA Star Wars Style "D" One-Sheet

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USA Star Wars Style "D" One-Sheet
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Other Info: The official first run of the film in the USA ended on July 20, 1978, but Star Wars was re-released the next day due to its overwhelming popularity. This re-release run was extended until November 7, 1978. To refresh the Star Wars campaign in '78, a new design poster was printed and it contains the circus like artwork by Drew Struzan and Charles White III. This poster is a favorite amongst collectors because of its swashbuckling pose of Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia, getting ready to swing across the chasm to freedom, and the rest of the cast including Obi-wan Kenobi and Darth Vader, placed around the poster on this "wild posting" placard. They also liked the haptic look of the torn pieces of paper. The tagline and the arched Star Wars logo appear on this poster with it's brownish and purplish overtones, along with the cast and credits area at the bottom that includes the 20th Century Fox emblem and the PG Ratings box. (Tag style info on Studio version - Printed In U.S.A / One-Sheet Style "D" - NSS Version - Gau Union bug / Litho In U.S.A / Property disclaimer license / Style D / 770021 Star Wars)

Variations*: Two version printings of this poster exist. The poster has also been reprinted in many different sizes of commercial reprints. The most common reprint version was done in 1993 for the acknowledgment of another anniversary milestone. Each reprint poster of this anniversary print run contains an individual number, printed in the bottom right white border. The poster was also re-imagined for the Star Wars Fan Club by Matt Busch, in 2007. It was redone as a Revenge of the Sith poster. (The two fan club versions printed - a special version in Black, Gray, White - 11" x 16" / colored commercial version - 27" x 39½" )

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Tag style markings NSS - Star Wars style "D" one-sheet