You are purchasing an original authentic Star Wars one-sheet movie poster created to promote the 1978 release. This poster is an authentic style D with the NSS info on the base. The ID number 770021 is also on the lower right. There is information below about the two artists who created this poster image for George Lucas. There is also additional information about this National Screen Service edition of this poster. Is from a single owner collection. The original owner was employed by two Movie theatres in Pennsylvania which were opened from 1940 thru the 1980s. This one sheet original poster measures approximately 27 x 41 inches. The poster was folded and is in excellent condition. A great example of this true original poster. There is some glare from the lighting when I photographed the poster. Please check all the photos and feel free to ask any questions. In 1977 when George Lucas hired artist Charles White III to design a. Poster for the 1978 rerelease. White, who was well known for his airbrush style, asked Struzan to help with the portraits of the characters on the poster. White focused on the ships, Darth Vader, C-3PO and mechanical details, while Struzan worked on the human characters using oil paints. White and Struzan painted several action images with Luke clutching Leia in one hand and a rope in another, Leia shooting a blaster, a portrait of Han Solo, Darth Vader wielding his lightsaber, and C-3PO and R2-D2 cruising in a land speeder. When the artists learned that there wasnt enough room to list the films credits, they manipulated the image to make it appear to be a torn bill posted on plywood. They added Obi-Wan on the lower left side to make it look wider and deeper. Style D poster became popularly known as the circus poster. In the late 70′s, both the National Screen Service and the movie studios would sometimes print posters for the same film. Both posters would have the same images and art but the studio-printed posters would lack the NSS identification numbers normally found at the bottom of posters printed by the National Screen Service. The poster offered here was printed by the National Screen Service and is 100% original. Note also that this poster was printed intending to look like a very distressed poster that had been hanging on a wall for a long time. The “defects” in the poster are intentional, and are part of the image, and are not actual defects. The item “STAR WARS ORIGINAL STYLE D NSS ONE SHEET MOVIE POSTER 770021 CIRCUS POSTER” is in sale since Sunday, December 2, 2018. This item is in the category “Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Posters\Originals-United States\1970-79″. The seller is “susaayal” and is located in Milford, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia.
- Size: 1 SHEET