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CT Will you see ANH in the same cinema as in 1977?

Discussion in 'Classic Trilogy' started by Star Wars age 9, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. Adrian the Cool

    Adrian the Cool Jedi Knight star 3

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    I haven't seen ANH in a cinema, the 3D re-release will be the first time for me.
     
  2. Felicia

    Felicia Jedi Knight star 2

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    Unfortunately I never got to see any of the Original Trilogy in the theaters. The first film I saw was Return of the Jedi with my dad on DVD. After i saw it I was hooked and have loved Star Wars since that day. I would love to see the film in the theater if I had the chance.
     
  3. SHAD0W-JEDI

    SHAD0W-JEDI Jedi Master star 3

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    As with a lot of other folks here, I have to say that the theater in which I saw STAR WARS (and EMPIRE STRIKES BACK) is long gone, as is the (different) theater where I saw ROTJ. So for us, it will be the theater where we saw the Prequels!
     
  4. Barbara Fett

    Barbara Fett Jedi Master star 3

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    I wasn't around in 1977, either. I would love to go back to the same one I saw the '97 Special Editions in (that was my introduction to Star Wars), but it's halfway across the country, so probably not.
     
  5. OldSchoolFan

    OldSchoolFan Jedi Padawan star 1

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    Sadly no, as I was on holiday in Miami when ANH was released and saw it there, I wouldn't know if the cinema was still around. Even the cinema that I saw it again in when I returned home, incidentally the same cinema I saw TESB, ROTJ, TMP and AOTC on the day each one was released, is now a huge gym/swimming pool complex!! (and the cinema I saw ROTS in is now a nightclub!!!)
     
  6. kenwilliam

    kenwilliam Jedi Youngling

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    I was living three hours north from where I currently live.
     
  7. Artoo Detoo

    Artoo Detoo Jedi Youngling

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    Nope, was born 15 years after ANH hit theaters. I first saw ANH on home video when I was 7.
     
  8. Jedi_Liz

    Jedi_Liz Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    I wasn't alive in 1977 and the cinema/move theatre where my brother and sister saw ANH in 1977 is now a different type of theater and no longer shows movies. I DID see the 1997 special edition of ANH and ESB there, though. Aren't the 3D versions moved back a few years due to Episode 7? I would rather see the OT in 3D than any prequels.
     
  9. Star Wars age 9

    Star Wars age 9 Jedi Padawan star 1

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    I would rather see the original film [GOUT] in 2D - in the cinema - than anything :)
     
  10. Jarren_Lee-Saber

    Jarren_Lee-Saber Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Sadly, Disney has cancelled the 3D re-releases. So we won't even get ROTS in 3D. Much less ANH
     
  11. Darth Scourge

    Darth Scourge Jedi Master star 4

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    The small, 1 screen theatre where I saw Star Wars in 1977 was closed down in the 80s, turned into a nightclub, then reopened recently, doubling as a movie theatre and performing arts centre.

    I also saw SW at the local drive-in back in '77, which is still open.
     
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  12. Darth Valkyrus

    Darth Valkyrus Jedi Master star 4

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    This would be impossible, since I did not see ANH in 1977 at all, and if I had, it would necessarily involve time travel or some such weirdness.
     
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  13. Star Wars age 9

    Star Wars age 9 Jedi Padawan star 1

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    If you put the extra hours into inventing a time machine - I guarantee it'd be worth it.
    I'll come along as your guide :D
     
  14. Star Wars age 9

    Star Wars age 9 Jedi Padawan star 1

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    Incidentally, I didn't realise the 3D movies were cancelled. No great loss in my opinion - except that we may never see ANH in the cinema - in any form - for a long time yet.
     
  15. Jarren_Lee-Saber

    Jarren_Lee-Saber Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    That part is not much of a loss. I was gonna skip ANH 3D anyway.
     
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  16. sith_rhino

    sith_rhino Jedi Master star 1

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    The 3D thing isn't much of an attraction to me. Anyway, the theater I saw Star Wars in in 1977 is no longer in existence, so the answer must be "no" for me either way.
     
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  17. Star Wars age 9

    Star Wars age 9 Jedi Padawan star 1

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    I suppose the fact that it's gone makes the memory that more precious :)
     
  18. sith_rhino

    sith_rhino Jedi Master star 1

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    More precious, but also a bit sad that so many things from my childhood, most othe places I used to frequent, are gone or changed so much as to be unrecognizable.
     
  19. Ambervikings91

    Ambervikings91 Jedi Knight star 3

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    I wasn't around in the 70s
     
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  20. Jarren_Lee-Saber

    Jarren_Lee-Saber Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Ditto. Not all SW fans are in their 40s :D
     
  21. Ambervikings91

    Ambervikings91 Jedi Knight star 3

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    Or born in the 40s :)
     
  22. FRAGWAGON

    FRAGWAGON Jedi Master star 4

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    If I win the lottery, I'll buy it. But it's a relic.
    [​IMG]
     
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  23. sith_rhino

    sith_rhino Jedi Master star 1

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    No, but all REAL Star Wars fans are in their 40's. I kid, folks, I kid. :p
     
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  24. Swarley

    Swarley Jedi Knight

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    Sadly, ANH came out 9 years before I was born. I would love to see the OT in a theatre (although I'm not much for 3D).
     
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  25. sith_rhino

    sith_rhino Jedi Master star 1

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    Sweet. Go buy that lottery ticket!
     
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