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Classic Star Wars back on the big screen for one day only

Disney and Twentieth Century Fox team up to provide Aussie and New Zealand Star Wars fans with a very special treat next month (NYSE:DIS)

| Celebrities & Entertainment News | Posted: Apr 11, 2014 5:40 am

Whilst Star Wars fans have to wait until December 2015 to see the next installment in the Star Wars saga in the as-of-yet untitled Episode VII, Australian Star Wars fans have been granted a special treat: all six films are coming back to theaters in a movie marathon.

 

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This marks the first time that the original trilogy has been in theaters since the release of the special edition versions back in 1997; rights holders Disney and Twentieth Century Fox have teamed up to honor the international Star Wars day on May 4 (May the fourth be with you, geddit?) with selected theaters from Village, Hoys and Event cinemas Australia wide and throughout New Zealand all participating.

 

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On Saturday, May 3, cinemas will play the prequel trilogy of Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith, while May 5 will play A New Hope, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. Each session begins at 12:30pm and runs approximately seven hours. Tickets to each day sessions are $25.

 

More information can be found on the official Star Wars Australia Facebook page here: http://www.disney.com.au/FB/star-wars/

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