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  Star Wars (1977)
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
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  Original trilogy - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
The original trilogy (often abbreviated as OT) were the first films of the Star Wars saga to be produced.
The original trilogy is sometimes called the "sequel trilogy" or the "classic trilogy" in contrast to the prequel trilogy.
On May 4, 2006, StarWars.com announced that the original trilogy would be released in unaltered form on DVD on September 12, 2006.
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 DVD Review - The Star Wars Trilogy
It seems that the galaxy is embroiled in a massive civil war between the evil Galactic Empire and the freedom-loving Rebel Alliance.
Too much is predictable here (such as the appearance of a second Death Star) and too many compromises were made for the younger audience members (the very presence of the Ewoks, for example) which is especially noticeable after the more adult themes of the previous installment.
Then, after the second Death Star is destroyed, when the film cuts to the various celebrations around the galaxy, Naboo is now included among the planets we see.
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 Star Wars: Original Trilogy
The "Original Trilogy" is comprised of the three original releases of the Star Wars films, known to fans as Episode IV (A New Hope), Episode V (The Empire Strikes Back), and Episode VI (The Return of the Jedi).
Many pundits have attributed the success of Star Wars to the fact that it is "good, pure, fun escapism, offering the viewer a two-hour plus vacation from the strains and troubles of his or her everyday problems".
The Star Wars saga will be transformed into an epic story embracing the rise, fall, and redemption of one man who held the fate of a galaxy in his hands.
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 Star Wars Trilogy (DVD) - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
The collection was released in September 2004 co-inciding with the release of Star Wars: Battlefront.
It is believed that the particular time was chosen in order to prepare the public to the release of Revenge of the Sith some months later, the last Star Wars movie ever before the entire Star Wars franchise moves from the movies to television.
The fans' ire was originally increased by the impossibility of legally obtaining DVDs of the original theatrical unaltered releases, and strengthens the Lucas Bashing phenomenon; however, the unaltered trilogy was finally released on DVD in 2006.
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 OriginalTrilogy.com - Star Wars on DVD, Fan Edits, and the Art of Fan Editing
This September, the original, unaltered, and beautifully flawed Star Wars trilogy will be released to the public on DVD as bonus material accompanying the 2004 editions.
The focus of our forum's activities, which was to secure a DVD release of the original trilogy, has slowly given way to the fan edits and film preservation projects that grew out of a desire to bring the original Star Wars trilogy to the DVD format using the existing laserdiscs as source material.
My original timetable had this transition occurring toward the end of 2006, but with the announcement of the original trilogy on DVD, that timetable has been accelerated.
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 Filmtracks: Star Wars: A New Hope (John Williams)
With Star Wars, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and Superman revealed to audiences within a year's time, Williams cemented thematic orchestral works as the must-have for studios of Hollywood's Bronze Age (largely consisting of the 1980's in the last years of the pre-digital era).
For people discovering the original Star Wars scores today, it may be the dominant memorability of each individual theme that causes such fan attachment, but if you take Star Wars: A New Hope as a whole and enjoy its lesser-known cues, you'll hear the real reason why the score was such a success.
This is not to say, however, that bold statements of theme in Star Wars aren't worthy of their place in history; the "Throne Room" cue alone, with its ultra-heroic brass of truly epic proportions, is a piece that remains awe-inspiring decades later, especially when heard in live concert quality.
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 Star Wars: Kids | Games
The Star Wars Saga is rippling with characters, locations, technology and creatures.
Star Wars is a whole universe filled with characters, locations, aliens and creatures and stories -- so many stories -- told in hundreds of books, video games and even cartoons.
Star Wars events happen all the time, all around the world.
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 bit-tech.net | Lego Star Wars: The Original Trilogy
I would like to meet the genius who decided that mixing Lego and Star Wars was a good idea - I'd shake his hand and ask him what divine source had bestowed upon him the knowledge that such a bizarre combination would work.
Where the original game was quite short, this is a brick-fuelled behemoth, where the original game included Jar-Jar Binks this game has Chewbacca, and whilst the original was criticised for its Episode 3 spoilers this game is based on the movies we all know and love, by the way Luke's father is…
Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy is a fusion of the platform, action and adventure genres.
www.bit-tech.net /gaming/2006/09/08/Lego_Star_Wars_Original/1.html   (621 words)

 Star Wars: Original Trilogy DVD's release date - Page 2 - Quick Stop Entertainment
My cousins (who used to slam Star Wars until they saw the prequels and now LOVE them) laugh their asses off when they see puppet Yoda.
They started Star Wars with AOTC and for them puppet Yoda is just hillarious (Menace Yoda looks retarded).
I think the thing about the Jabba scene in Star Wars, was that it was a trial run, to see if what Lucas wanted to do with the Prequels could be done.
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 Xbox.com | LEGO® Star Wars® II: The Original Trilogy (Xbox 360) - Game Detail Page
LEGO® Star Wars® II: The Original Trilogy reunites the fun and endless creativity of LEGO with the epic story, heroic characters, and exciting action of the Star Wars universe.
Build and battle your way through the most memorable scenes in the Original Trilogy, from the capture of Princess Leia's Blockade Runner all the way to the battle of Endor.
Familiar: LEGO Star Wars II expands upon all of the fun and creativity that made the original LEGO Star Wars such a hit, this time set during the original Star Wars trilogy (Episodes IV, V, VI).
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 originaltrilogy - Star Wars : The Original Trilogy - Pictures
This is a place for those who agree with me, but of course, it is open to those who enjoy the new prequels, as well, as long as they keep on the topic of the old films.
Essentially, this is a place for all us nerds to come together and discuss the original SW trilogy, post pictures, any news regarding the cast of the films, and basically just chat about A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi.
27: a new hope, banthas, boba fett, c-3p0, carrie fisher, dagobah, darth vader, endor, ewoks, han solo, harrison ford, jabba the hutt, james earl jones, jawas, lightsabers, luke skywalker, mark hamill, millennium falcon, obi-wan kenobi, original trilogy, princess leia, r2-d2, return of the jedi, star wars, the death star, the empire strikes back, yoda.
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 'LEGO Star Wars 2: The Original Trilogy' Review (Xbox) | Killer Betties   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mixing George Lucas' love for samurai films with a sci-fi bent, Star Wars is a trilogy about doing what's right, growing up to become who you are meant to be, and overcoming the temptations that threaten to lead us to the dark side.
For those who hold the trilogy dear to their hearts, all the famous moments from each movie are recreated in the game, from battling tusken raiders to your first trip to Mos Eisley to defending Hoth and beyond until the complete trilogy is complete.
The music is your traditional Star Wars fare, which works just fine, but the sound effects wear out their welcome rather quick, as you'll be hearing the same blaster effects and other like-minded sounds over and over again.
www.killerbetties.com /lego_star_wars_2_the_original_trilogy_review_xbox   (889 words)

 Filmtracks: Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (John Williams)
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back: (John Williams) With John Williams having firmly established himself as "the maestro" with his efforts of the late 1970's, The Empire Strikes Back came at the heart of Williams most product time of his career.
Following Star Wars was no easy task; the film had set all world box office records and the LP record album had sold over 4 million copies...
However, a rejected version of the theme, with harsh and atonal brass performing the bass rhythm instead of the straight strings, was originally to be heard during the introduction of the Star Destroyer fleet near the beginning of the film.
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 Filmtracks: Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith (John Williams)
Innumerous beheadings, impalings, and unsightly dismemberment are aplenty in this conclusion to the prequel trilogy, marking the rise of the Galactic Empire and the fall of the Jedi.
By the end of Revenge of the Sith, the table is set for the 1977 Star Wars original, with the last scenes of the film previewing everything from the moisture farm on Tatooine to the construction of the first Death Star.
Off the bat, as mentioned before, the Star Wars theme itself is curiously restrained in the prequel trilogy outside of the customary performances, appearing only once in underscore form during the last minute of the finale here.
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Yes, it is the original Star Wars trilogy: Episodes IV: A New Hope, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (which many regard as the best in the series) and Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.
All of the unforgettable heroism, villainy and epic adventure of George Lucas's STAR WARS trilogy comes to the ultimate home-entertainment format for the very first time around the world this September from Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, ending the wait for the most-anticipated DVD release ever.
The STAR WARS TRILOGY tops the list of "cinephiles' most-requested titles never released on the format," according to a May 2003 E! Online report.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Star Wars Trilogy (Episodes IV-VI) [1977]: DVD: Mark Hamill,Harrison Ford,Carrie Fisher,Peter ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
George Lucas's original Star Wars trilogy is a clever synthesis of pop-cultural and mythological references, taking classic fairy-tale themes, adding more than a dash of Arthurian legend, and providing cinematic high adventure inspired as much by Kurosawa's Samurai epics as by Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers.
Probably the reason why I prefer this trilogy is that it's the original Star Wars; the birth of the saga.
I would've given this trilogy 5 stars, yet what disapoints me is that he had to change the trilogy.
www.amazon.co.uk /Star-Wars-Trilogy-Episodes-IV-VI/dp/B0001ZE1OU   (2658 words)

 Filmtracks: Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (John Williams)
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi: (John Williams) By the time Return of the Jedi opened in theatres in 1983, seven out of the top ten grossing films of all time featured a John Williams score.
Gerhardt's versions of Star Wars and Return of the Jedi were both released in 1989 by RCA, with superb sound quality and a usually excellent standard of performance that Williams himself had claimed to honored by.
All artwork and sound clips from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi are Copyright © 1986, 1989, 1993, 1997, 2004, Polydor/Polygram, RCA Victor (Gerhardt), 20th Century Fox (Anthology), RCA Victor (Special Edition), RCA Victor (S.E. Re-Pressing), Sony Classical (Individual and Set).
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 IGN: TV Games Star Wars Original Trilogy Review
The mystique of exploring the familiar yet exciting Star Wars universe in game will always be compelling, and an opportunity now exists for fans of the Plug-and-Play TVGames from Jakks Pacific thanks to the Star Wars Original Trilogy game unit.
Plug-and-Play TVGames such as the Original Trilogy unit are designed to be enjoyed casually and in small doses.
The greatest weakness the Original Trilogy unit has is the fact that its simple games cannot compete with the beauty of arcade classics also available in this form factor, like Galaga and Mrs.
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 Amazon.com: Star Wars Trilogy (Widescreen Edition with Bonus Disc): DVD: Carrie Fisher,Peter Mayhew,James Earl ...
Yes, these changes mean that the Star Wars films are no longer the ones you saw 20 years ago, but these brief changes hardly affect the films, and they do make sense in the overall continuity of the two trilogies.
There will always be resentment that the original versions of the films are not available as well, but George Lucas maintains that these are the versions he always wanted to make.
I wasn't even born in 1964.) Original Star Wars fans are called oldtimers and accused of not letting go of the past and not appreciating that times change.
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 Star Wars Trilogy: Bonus Material (2004)
STAR WARS: “I adored Star Wars as a kid and I’ve yet to find any reason to change that opinion.
In any case, we finally have the “Original Trilogy” in all their digital glory.
Actually, the Star Wars commentary vaguely mentions some, but not a shred of film footage demonstrates their existence.
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 Buy.com - Star Wars Trilogy (Widescreen) : DVD : Mark Hamill : Carrie Fisher : Harrison Ford : Alec Guinness : George ...
One of the most exhilarating and influential trilogies in the history of motion pictures, George Lucas's sci-fi spectacular continues to capture the hearts and minds of individuals throughout the world.
One trilogy was in late 70's early 80's special effects and the other todays special effects which he probably felt would not relate the two very well.
Star Wars is easily ranked as one of the greatest movies of all time, so there should be no reason why everyone shouldn't have this DVD collection in their collection.
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 EN World - Morrus' D&D / 4th Edition / d20 News - [OT] star wars (original trilogy) dvd
it is a fascinating book, with not only pictures of every star wars action figure-related product produced (1978-1997), but with pictures of the characters/vehicles from the movies themselves.
That's what I was referring to as well, but furthermore I think the plan originally was to wait to release any DVD's until after Episode 3 was out so that they could concentrate on them and do it right.
There are plenty of deleted scenes in the original trilogy that Star Wars fans salivate to see on film.
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 Petition to get Star Wars Original Trilogy on DVD - Discussion Forum /// Eurogamer
As for me, the only one of the three movies I'd consider buying the special edition version of over the cleaned up original version is Empire Strikes Back, and that's because I like the new Cloud City effects and they didn't add in lots of overly flashy effects in the rest of the movie.
The addition to the Death Star sequence in ANH, the tidy ups in EST are about the only decent things about the SE.
I know the original scene just had some fat bloke standing there so there was no problem with Han walking behind him but the whole eye bulging "comedy" moment that was done was just plain shit.
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 Amazon.ca: Star Wars Trilogy (Widescreen Edition) (4 Discs): DVD: George Lucas,Mark Hamill,Harrison Ford,Carrie ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Star Wars trilogy had the rare distinction of becoming not only a series of movies, but a cultural phenomenon, a life-defining event for its generation.
Still, the Star Wars trilogy was one of the last remaining DVD Holy Grails, and only the most stubborn won't welcome its release.
Star Wars was designed as cheap, classic sci-fi, which is why it was so successful.
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 RE: Star Wars Original Theatrical Releases!
Well Star Wars was not released in 1977 with faded colours and scrathes and dirt all over the prints or mere 2.0 mono sound.
The original original Star Wars films are an important part for film history and should be treated and presented as such.
Wallace & Gromit : The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit - 5/5
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