Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Lot #448 - Cinema Poster Live Auction - Japanese B2, 1980

Stock #132434

A Japanese B2 film poster from Irvin Kershner’s Star Wars sequel "Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back". This 'Art' style design is printed on a glossy paper stock with artwork by acclaimed Japanese artist Noriyoshi Ohrai. George Lucas hired Orhai after being impressed by his work in a science fiction magazine whilst on a promotional tour of Asia for the first Star Wars film. Niroyoshi’s career would include many more Star Wars designs as well as posters for Japan's own "Godzilla" franchise and the "Goonies" amongst others.

20" x 28.5" (51 x 72 cm)

Additional Information: Glossy finish

Condition: Very Good to Excellent

Unrestored, rolled (as issued). Overall very good with light handling wear from rolling.

Artist: Noriyoshi Ohrai

£100 - 200

VAT Status: M

Certificate of Authenticity This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.

This item is on consignment and is sold under the margin scheme for collector's items; no VAT is due.
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