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    Tom Jung original sketch for the half-sheet poster for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. (TCF, 1977) Vintage original concept sketch accomplished in HB pencil and graphite stick on 19 x 24 in. acid-free artists' ledger leaf by legendary Star Wars illustrator and artist Tom Jung. This concept was suggested by Don Smolen, of the advertising boutique; Smolen, Smith and Connolly, as part of the print and posting campaign for the release of George Lucas' Star Wars. Jung had no reference material for the "X-wing fighters" or the "Death Star", but Smolen felt that an additional concept with lots of action was needed, so Jung invented his own version of the X-wing fighters shown here blasting a huge menacing "Darth Vader". This art appeared in newspapers ads for the  U.S. premiere. It was also the cover art for the theater program. In vintage fine condition. From the personal collection of Tom Jung.

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