The original Star Wars trilogy was like a comic strip come to life, with eye-popping special effects of flashing light swords, ray guns, strange creatures, spaceships and eerie planets.
Starting when vintage portable radios were finally small enough to be carried in the 1950s, through when they got almost too big to carry in the ’80s, here’s a little sound history of AM & FM radios from the days of transistors onward.
Few movie sequels overshadow their predecessors. Yet ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ – the chapter following ‘Star Wars’ – does just that.
Mel Brooks’ movie Spaceballs may not be quite in the league of Blazing Saddles, it is sharp enough to make it clear that Brooks is back in fine form.
These stories and clippings show the world’s joy over the birth of a celebrity newborn – Carrie Fisher. The woman behind Star Wars’ Princess Leia grew up to be not only a well-known actress, but also an author, screenwriter and producer.
Shaped pans and candles from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back From a galaxy far, far away… Wilton brings you exciting shaped pans and candles
There were several great vintage Halloween costume patterns available in the ’70s and ’80s. Butterick, Simplicity and McCalls all offered some basic costume designs and many variations were possible.
1980s video games were a game changer — literally.