USA Star Wars Style "E" Happy Birthday One-Sheet

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USA Star Wars Style "E" Happy Birthday One-Sheet
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Other Info: Unofficially called style "E", this cross-promotional poster with the black background and white border was distributed to theaters and employees of 20th Century Fox / Lucasfilm Ltd. to commemorate the film's first year of release and the outstanding success of Kenner's 3¾" line of Star Wars action figures. The photo image contains eleven of the original Kenner action figures (only the small Jawa figure is missing), encompassing a birthday cake with the film logo and one candle. (Cake was designed by Cake and Art, in West Hollywood) The design of the poster was done by Tony Seiniger and the photography by Weldon Anderson. It has the tagline "May the Force be with you. - One year old today.", centered on the top and bottom of the cake, and approximately 400 of these one-sheets were printed, with about a ½ dozen test proofs. Unfortunately, though, only 250 - 280 posters made it over to 20th Century Fox, because of quality issues and printing errors. The PG rating box and the 20th Century Fox emblem can be found in their respective bottom corners. (Tag style info - Star Wars Happy Birthday One Sheet)

Variations*: There is a one-sheet reprint from Thailand's SW fan club (27" x 40") and the poster was also reprinted in a smaller size as a pullout for a magazine article on Star Wars posters. There are also glossy black and white ad slicks of this design. (See pics below)

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Daily Variety Full Page Proof (10"x14") Poster size - (12"x16.5").
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Gore Graphics - Happy Birthday One Sheet Ad Mat press kit page for newspapers. (12"x19")