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Old December 5 2012, 08:05 PM   #252
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Speaking (as many in this thread have) of one film's poster ripping off the style of another... Am I the only one who recognizes this ESB poster as a pretty blatant rip-off of this "Gone With The Wind" poster?


In fact, in Star Wars fan circles this is referred to as the "Gone With the Wind" poster. Fans recognized the obvious (and almost certainly intentional) similarities ages ago and started circulating the nickname for the Empire poster when I was younger.
Kinda my point. Hollywood has always paid homage to what has come before. One can appreciate these homages as a tribute to the works of the past, or instead chose to criticize them as terrible lapses in originality, but doing so is wholly subjective, and it reveals far more about the observer than the observed.
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