REVENGE OF THE JEDI, Original, Recalled, Linen Backed Vintage Movie Poster

REVENGE OF THE JEDI, 1983. Original linen backed teaser 1 Sheet (27 x 41” / 89 x 135 cm) movie theater poster for sale and starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher, Written and produced by George Lucas and directed by Richard Marquand. The beautiful artwork represented in this poster was designed by famed poster artist Drew Struzan. This movie theater poster has been authenticated and is guaranteed original! We can provide a Certificate of Authenticity upon request or by adding this service to your shopping cart below.

This particular Revenge of the Jedi poster war originally folded and in excellent condition. The fold lines have been retouched with color where there was wear. Always popular and sought after – these are getting harder to find and prices continue to rise making this poster a sure investment.

Buyer beware, this poster has some exceptional reproductions that are very difficult to authenticate. Never-the-less we have tried to provide full documentation that one can use to authenticate this poster. If you would like to know the full details about how to authenticate an original Revenge of the Jedi follow that link.

A quick recap on the history of the Revenge poster that was recalled and later retitled to Return of the Jedi. There were 6,800 of these posters made with a small minority of this group not having the date and tag info (“Coming May 25, 1983 to your galaxy.”) found in the bottom of this poster. The posters without the tag are considerably more valuable because they are rarer. Legend has it that George Lucas titled this poster “Revenge” because one of his writers, Lawrence Kasdan, said the original title was weak. Deeper anxiety’s about the likelihood of a Jedi seeking revenge must have seemed flawed, thus causing Lucas to issue an executive order to recall the teaser posters prior to being issued to theaters. A large number were burned, but the remaining 6800 posters were made available to enthusiasts for $3.00 through the fan club.

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Condition C9 – Sold:  $2,250 Linen Backed

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