Star Wars: From Concept to Screen to Collectible

The three films of the Star Wars saga rank among the most popular of the modern era, with ticket and merchandise sales in excess of three billion dollars The first illustrated Star Wars book to feature the multitude of merchandising spin offs generated by the film offers a complete overview of a modern marketing extravaganza Full color photographs throughout.
Star Wars From Concept to Screen to Collectible The three films of the Star Wars saga rank among the most popular of the modern era with ticket and merchandise sales in excess of three billion dollars The first illustrated Star Wars book to featur

  • Title: Star Wars: From Concept to Screen to Collectible
  • Author: Stephen J. Sansweet
  • ISBN: 9780811800969
  • Page: 375
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Star Wars: From Concept to Screen to Collectible”

    1. A pretty solid, all-purpose coffee table book for Star Wars fans. A lot of great art and models from the original trilogy’s conception, then the films themselves, on into the merchandise. There is a ton of text throughout detailing the realizations of all these concepts and products, so much so that there is a lot of substance here even without the photographs and art. You could legitimately read it as a traditional book as opposed to skimming through coffee table style. Seems like it should b [...]

    2. Getting to it a bit late, this was published in 1992 and I kind of wish I’d read it back then. In the briefest of terms, it charts the development of the films in the original trilogy (with art from Ralph McQuarrie and Joe Johnston) and how it inspired merchandise - not just toys, but games, stickers, cards and all else. Dropping big clues about the “next” Star Wars films (which, according to this, were set to debut in 1997), this is lavishly illustrated but could have done with more writi [...]

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