“Star Wars” opened at Charlottetown on July 1, 1977, as part of an expansion that included more than 350 theaters. It had already earned $25 million at the box office by that point.
“Star Wars” opened at Charlottetown on July 1, 1977, as part of an expansion that included more than 350 theaters. It had already earned $25 million at the box office by that point. HO Lucasfilm
“Star Wars” opened at Charlottetown on July 1, 1977, as part of an expansion that included more than 350 theaters. It had already earned $25 million at the box office by that point. HO Lucasfilm

How did Charlotte view ‘Star Wars’ in 1977?

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