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22. October 2014 09:40
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Star Wars Special Edition Press Kit B-Roll

22. October 2014 09:40 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Made available to the press in early 1997 around the same time that the Star Wars Special Edition trilogy was about to hit theaters, this 6 minute snippet of behind the footage shows us what "State of the art" technology looked like almost twenty years ago... [More]
Star Wars Special Edition Press Kit B-Roll
 

21. August 2014 05:55
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Star Wars Fans, DVD, and Cultural Ownership

21. August 2014 05:55 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Will Brooker, circa 2004: 'The release of this new DVD is an important event in one way because of the ways in which it rewrites, revises, “corrects,” and fiddles with the history of the existing Star Wars mythos, presenting itself as an authoritative version of the original trilogy that replaces the previous editions and effectively tells fans they never happened that way. On the other hand, it can be seen as trivial for two reasons: first, because Lucas is inevitably going to bring out further reworked and amended versions of the film, apparently lacking any ability to leave these films alone; and second, because I think fans have the stubborn determination to resist the revisions they dislike, claiming that for them it actually happened as it did in 1977 or, alternatively, in 1997 with what we’ll now have to call the “original special edition.” ' [More]
Star Wars Fans, DVD, and Cultural Ownership
 

20. May 2014 07:00
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Star Wars Insider Best Buy Exclusive Collector's Issue

20. May 2014 07:00 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

When the original Star Wars Trilogy (Special Editions) were finally released on DVD in September 2004, Best Buy stores were giving away this exclusive issue of Star Wars Insider Magazine with all Trilogy Box Set sales. [More]
Star Wars Insider Best Buy Exclusive Collector
 

19. December 2013 15:16
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Star Wars Connections with C3P0 and R2D2

19. December 2013 15:16 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

This introduction to Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Special Edition was recorded in April 2002 as part of Fox's 25 years of Star Wars celebration. [More]
Star Wars Connections with C3P0 and R2D2
 

29. August 2013 10:36
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Sci-Fi Channel Special - The Force Returns 1997

29. August 2013 10:36 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Yet another TV special from 1997, this time from the Sci-Fi Channel (before it became SyFi), once again exploring the Star Wars phenomenon and the technical wizardry behind the new Special Edition re-releases. [More]
Sci-Fi Channel Special - The Force Returns 1997
 

23. August 2013 06:27
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Star Wars The Return of the Jedi 1997 Read-Along

23. August 2013 06:27 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 Return of the Jedi. [More]
Star Wars The Return of the Jedi 1997 Read-Along
 

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
 

5. August 2013 06:49
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Star Wars An MTV Movie Special (1997)

5. August 2013 06:49 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Another TV special from 1997, this time on MTV, exploring the Star Wars phenomenon and the technical wizardry behind the new Special Edition re-releases. [More]
Star Wars An MTV Movie Special (1997)
 

1. August 2013 05:22
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Star Wars- A New Hope Read Along (1997)

1. August 2013 05:22 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, A New Hope. [More]
Star Wars- A New Hope Read Along (1997)