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15. June 2013 07:41
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PepsiCo Backs `STAR WARS' SE with Cosmic Promo Blitz

15. June 2013 07:41 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

This article from a January 1997 issue of 'Advertising Age' reports on the promotional campaign by PepsiCo for The Star Wars Trilogy Special Edition re-release and a new Star Wars film due in 1999 from Lucasfilm Ltd. PepsiCo committed two billion dollars to promote the trilogy. Although Roger Enrico, chief executive officer of PepsiCo talked about the synergy the related efforts would generate, some franchisees and bottlers were wondering if competition and confusion would not be the actual result. Watch the Pepsi, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut commercials that aired on American TV in January 1997. [More]
PepsiCo Backs `STAR WARS
 

12. June 2013 07:35
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Japanese Return of the Jedi Magazine

12. June 2013 07:35 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

To complete this trilogy of Japanese Star Wars magazines: scans of a magazine full of photographs about the movie Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, printed in Japanese... Since I can't read it, that's about all I can tell you! [More]
Japanese Return of the Jedi Magazine
 

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
 

3. June 2013 07:38
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Star Wars: The Magic and the Mystery

3. June 2013 07:38 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

A week after the release of Star Wars: The Special Edition, Fox Television celebrated the re-release of the original trilogy of legendary films by airing Star Wars: The Magic and the Mystery on Thursday February 6th 1997 at 8:00pm. In this one hour special, host Howie Long took viewers on a tour of the "Star Wars" universe and explored the making of the Special Editions. Download and watch the full US and UK versions. [More]
Star Wars: The Magic and the Mystery
 

30. May 2013 05:31
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Re-live The Release of the Star Wars Special Editions - part 2

30. May 2013 05:31 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

TheStarWarsTrilogy.com examines the success of the 1997 re-release of the motion picture `Star Wars,' directed by George Lucas, by exploring some of the popular print media of the time. Indications that this will be the top grossing film of all time; How important the rerelease marketing campaign was; The possible impact of this phenomenon on other older pictures. [More]
Re-live The Release of the Star Wars Special Editions - part 2
 

27. May 2013 06:53
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Re-live The Release of the Star Wars Special Editions - part 1

27. May 2013 06:53 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Using archival magazine articles, part 1 of TheStarWarsTrilogy.com's "Relive the Release" series takes you back to 1996, [More]
Re-live The Release of the Star Wars Special Editions - part 1
 

21. May 2013 07:32
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Ralph McQuarrie

21. May 2013 07:32 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

in this Vintage Starlog interview with Star Wars Artist Ralph McQuarrie from October 1983, the brilliant conceptual artist who painted a "Star wars" universe departs, after shining his talents on "Jedi," to search out new creative challenges. [More]
 

20. May 2013 07:43
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The Men Who Made the Monsters

20. May 2013 07:43 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

This vintage article from Starlog Magazine will give you a guided tour of the new alien creatures which fill the world of "Return of the Jedi," hosted by those talented monster-makers of Industrial Light & Magic. [More]
The Men Who Made the Monsters
 

10. May 2013 09:25
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1995 THX 'Faces' George Lucas Interview Part 3

10. May 2013 09:25 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Excerpt: On August 29, 1995, 20th Century-Fox Home Entertainment released the original Star Wars trilogy on VHS video and laserdisc, This is part three of a three-part interview between film critic Leonard Maltin and George Lucas was included with each film. These interviews have never been officially re-released. This is a new capture from the laserdisc versions of the films. [More]
1995 THX
 

7. May 2013 09:21
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1995 THX 'Faces' George Lucas Interview Part 2

7. May 2013 09:21 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Excerpt: On August 29, 1995, 20th Century-Fox Home Entertainment released the original Star Wars trilogy on VHS video and laserdisc, This is part two of a three-part interview between film critic Leonard Maltin and George Lucas was included with each film. These interviews have never been officially re-released. This is a new capture from the laserdisc versions of the films. [More]
1995 THX
 

1. May 2013 16:50
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1995 THX 'Faces' George Lucas Interview Part 1

1. May 2013 16:50 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

On August 29, 1995, 20th Century-Fox Home Entertainment released the original Star Wars trilogy on VHS video and laserdisc, This is part one of a three-part interview between film critic Leonard Maltin and George Lucas was included with each film. These interviews have never been officially re-released. This is a new capture from the laserdisc versions of the films. [More]
1995 THX