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4. December 2013 11:25
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Another Japanese Empire Strikes Back Magazine

4. December 2013 11:25 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Here is another Japanese publication on The Empire Strikes Back, published in 1980. It has 66 pages full of beautiful color photographs and behind the scenes / making of information. [More]
Another Japanese Empire Strikes Back Magazine
 

21. November 2013 06:40
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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back: the Telegraph's original 1980 review

21. November 2013 06:40 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

The Star Wars series has been a massive global success but the reviewer of The Empire Strikes Back in Britain's Daily Telegraph in 1980 didn't like it much. [More]
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back: the Telegraph
 

10. October 2013 16:05
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Carrie Fisher and Bily Dee Williams 1980 TV Interview

10. October 2013 16:05 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Filmed sometime in mid 1980, this television interview with Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia) and Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian) doesn't reveal anything new about the movie, but it does capture just how beautiful Carrie was, and how charming Billy Dee Williams can be. [More]
Carrie Fisher and Bily Dee Williams 1980 TV Interview
 

23. September 2013 13:29
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Nintendo Power - Super Empire Strikes Back

23. September 2013 13:29 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Both the September and October issues of Nintendo Power featured articles on Super Empire Strikes Back. The first was an interesting behind the scenes look at the making of the videogame, while the latter was the standard guide to help you play the game. [More]
Nintendo Power - Super Empire Strikes Back
 

16. September 2013 06:42
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The history of Star Wars video games (Episode II)

16. September 2013 06:42 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Last time we looked at the period we’ll call the Old Republic, back when 8-bit Jedi Knights kept the gaming world safe from scum and villainy. That brought us up to 1987, when Domark ported Atari’s wire-frame arcade classics to every home computer in the known galaxy. As Dan Whitehead discovers, 1987 also marked the beginning of a new era in Star Wars gaming.

With 3 magazine articles, 4 videos and links to play all of the games discussed both online and at home for free, this is one post you won't want to miss! [More]
The history of Star Wars video games (Episode II)
 

12. September 2013 09:08
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The history of Star Wars video games (Episode I)

12. September 2013 09:08 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

The first two Star Wars prequels may have dipped below our expectations, but in early 2005 the upcoming prospect of Episode III had Retro Gamer stupidly excited... so excited that they asked Star Wars uber-geek Dan Whitehead to chart the history of games based on the sci-fi saga. In this article, the first of a three part series leading up to the release of the new movie, Dan looks at Atari’s original arcade trilogy and the early computer and console licenses. [More]
The history of Star Wars video games (Episode I)
 

2. September 2013 02:55
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Star Wars Magazine Espana Issue 02

2. September 2013 02:55 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

This is the second issue of a Spanish Star Wars Magazine. This edition celebrates the 20th anniversary of the release of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. [More]
Star Wars Magazine Espana Issue 02
 

7. August 2013 06:07
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Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back 1997 Read-Along

7. August 2013 06:07 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

In 1997 to co-inside with the Special Edition re-releases of Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, and to add to the momentum building to the prequels coming in 1999, Lucasfilm and Disney released a new set of read-along books. Here is the 1997 version of Star Wars,The Empire Strikes Back. [More]
Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back 1997 Read-Along
 

24. July 2013 05:35
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1984 TV Times Interview with Carrie Fisher

24. July 2013 05:35 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

In this vintage interview with Carrie Fisher, she discusses what it was like to grow up a daughter to Hollywood royalty, making it big herself in Star Wars, and life after Star Wars. [More]
1984 TV Times Interview with Carrie Fisher
 

21. July 2013 06:47
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Walter Cronkite's "Universe" Visits ILM

21. July 2013 06:47 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

If you watched the first part of the featurette that aired on CBS with the US network television premiere of Star Wars, you may have seen a short clip of Walter Cronkite meeting with George Lucas and visiting Industrial Light and Magic (ILM). We have tracked down and done our best to restore the whole segment of Cronkite's "Universe". [More]
Walter Cronkite
 

12. July 2013 06:44
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1982 Star Wars TV Times

12. July 2013 06:44 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Star Wars made its UK television Premiere on Sunday October 24th 1982 at 7:15pm. I was 7 years old. My next door neighbor was kind enough to give me a copy of that weeks TV Times, which I kept it for many years, re-reading it until it fell to pieces and my mother insisted on throwing it away. 30 Years later I was lucky enough to find another one... [More]
1982 Star Wars TV Times
 

30. June 2013 07:19
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Gong - German Star Wars Empire Strikes Back Photo book

30. June 2013 07:19 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Here is the second collection of German Gong Magazine pages that make up the Empire Strikes Back photo book. I believe the pages come from 47 different issues of the weekly magazine, published some time in the mid/late 1980s. [More]
Gong - German Star Wars Empire Strikes Back Photo book
 

9. June 2013 05:48
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Japanese Empire Strikes Back Magazine

9. June 2013 05:48 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Scans of a magazine full of photographs about the movie Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, printed in Japanese... Since I can't read it, that's about all I can tell you! [More]
Japanese Empire Strikes Back Magazine