Star Wars, Selected scenes, Super8 reel, Black & white, Ken films USA 1977
The very first "home video" of Star Wars? (It may have been predated by a month or two by the Kenner filmclip viewers?)|
I read that in 1997, when Star Wars was re-released in the cinema, Empire magazine ran a whole issue devoted to the history of the film. They had a section on "the worst Star Wars merchandise ever" or something like that. One of the items listed was "the 7 minute, black & white, silent version of Star Wars".
This was followed by the simple comment, "...it kind of lost something..."