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Opening review for the movie "Star Wars" (1977)..

Item # 700304

June 13, 1977

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, June 13, 1977

* Star Wars - Episode IV - A New Hope
* George Lucas - epic space opera film
* American film critic Molly Haskell review
* Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker
* Early movie advertisement

The top of the front page has a action photo of Luke Skywalker with heading: "Star Wars; Review by Molly Haskell"
Pages 40 & 41 has the opening review for this iconic film with headings: "Galactic Graffiti" and "A Star Is King of Born" with 2 related photos. Page 43 has a 7 x 3 inch advertisement. (see images)
It is worth noting that "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. Founded in 1955, the Voice began as a platform for the creative community of New York City.
Complete in 100+ pages, tabloid-size, one crease across the center, stamp on the front page (see image), generally in nice condition.

Provenance note: This issue comes from The Village Voice's own archives, part of their in-house collection used to create their digital archive. Rare as such.

Alert: Many issues of The Village Voice contain articles and/or photos which some consider offensive, and are certainly inappropriate for children. Please purchase with discretion.

Category: The 20th Century