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    Star Wars (20th Century Fox, 1977). One Sheet (27" X 41") Mylar Advance.
    Movie audiences had no idea what they were in for in 1977, though this poster attempted to warn them of the impending wonder writer/director George Lucas was about to unleash. Initially, many people in Hollywood, including the film's studio, 20th Century Fox, doubted this picture's ability to succeed. Certain movie theaters didn't even want to show it, prompting Fox to threaten withholding other potential blockbusters from their marquee. In the end, Lucas had the last laugh, and last dollar of just about every moviegoer in that era. The film's stars, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford, would go on to star in two critically acclaimed and fan-praised sequels, and the franchise itself has easily become the most successful of all time. There is some edge wear, and light creasing on the edges and throughout the poster, but overall, this metallic one sheet continues to hold a "most impressive" look. Rolled, Very Fine-.


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