12 Star Wars facts from a galaxy far, far away

June 26, 2017

 An excerpt from an OUPblog article published on 24th May 2017, written by the Oxford Reference marketing team.

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'On 25 May 1977, a small budget science fiction movie by a promising director premiered on less than 50 screens across the United States and immediately became a cultural phenomenon. Star Wars, George Lucas’ space opera depicting the galactic struggle between an evil Empire and a scrappy group of rebels, became the highest-grossing movie of the year and changed the course of movie history and American pop culture...'

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