Star Wars Special Screening Invitation July 1977

Type: Other
Condition: Excellent
Year: 1977
Genre: Scifi
Reference: #1238

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An original "Star Wars" (1977) Special Screening invitation (3 1/2"x 8 1/4") which was issued to Tom Chantrell for a special viewing of the film 20th July '77.

The invitation presents the Hildebrandt "Star Wars" imagery which is significant as the producers wanted a different poster campaign in the UK & Chantrell's invitation to the screening was designed to give him a point of reference - the resultant "Style-C" Quad was the end result, this being one of the most instantly recognisable movie poster images of the 20th Century. The film premiered in London & opened simultaneously on 27th Dec 1977 at both the Leicester Square Theatre & at the Dominion, Tottenham Court Road where the Chantrell family enjoyed their VIP advance preview 6 months before!

The Chantrell documentary also features the story about this ticket. This example is the last one of the tickets that were given to & used by the family. This is a really important piece of both "Star Wars" & Chantrell memorabilia.

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