THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, 1980. Original Studio version GWTW style A rolled 1 Sheet (27″ x 41″) movie theater poster for sale and starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, director Irvin Kershner and producer George Lucas. The second movie made in the Star Wars franchise, Episode V (5). This Style A is nicknamed the Gone with the Wind “GWTW” version because of Han and Leia’s romatic pose very similar to the Gone With the Wind poster and the epic pose between Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh. This beautiful artwork was done by Roger Kastel.
How to Authenticate the Empire Strikes Back style A GWTW
To authenticate this movie poster be aware of several fakes and forgeries: (1) zig-zag (zig zag is written on the bottom margin), (2) gloss level and weight ( a forgery is very glossy and the paper is much thicker), (3) the poster doesnt measure 27 x 41″, (4) GAU logo on the bottom margin is missing. For more tips <Click Here>.
When performing your own authentication, know there are in fact two original versions of this poster. There is the version with NSS information on the bottom margin and there is the studio version without the NSS info. This poster is the original Studio version.
This Empire Strikes Back GWTW studio rolled movie theater poster is in very fine to near mint condition. There is a nick on the top left margin, a light stain on the left margin and a fold in the upper right corner just to the right of the word “continues”.
Condition C9-C10. Sold Linen Backed for $2370
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