REVENGE OF THE JEDI, 1983. Original folded and dated recalled teaser 1 Sheet (27″ 1/8 x 41″ 1/8) movie theater poster for sale and starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, writer / executive producer George Lucas and director Richard Marquand. The beautiful artwork represented in this poster was done by famed poster artist Drew Struzan. This movie theater poster has been authenticated and is a 100% guaranteed original!
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 believability 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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This particular original folded Revenge of the Jedi recalled teaser movie theater poster for sale is in near mint, investment grade condition. It has only one minor defect to note and that is the light fold line wear. The rest of the poster is in like new condition. If the poster is linen backed, the fold lines will smooth out nicely.
Condition C9 – Sold $900 Linen backed
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