THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, 1980. Original NSS 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 particular Empire Strikes Back GWTW NSS movie theater poster is in very fine and has no major imperfections and only some light wear along the fold lines and some yellow soiling on the top right corner.
Condition C8-9 – Sold $830 Linen Backed
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A folded or rolled poster = $10 | If Linen Backed = $15
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If in the UK/Europe, the shipping surcharge is= $45 | If Linen Backed= $55
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