Star Wars 1977 1980 and Blade Runner 1982
Two UK Quads for Star Wars 1977, Pre Oscar, Art by Tom Chantrell, Folded Condition A and The Empire Strikes Back 1980 Style B (Vader), the rarer silver background logo. Folded Condition A-. 30 x 40 inches Blade Runner UK Quad Folded Condition A 30 x 40 inches
Tom Chantrell was the most prolific British movie poster artist, responsible for over 5000 movie titles including many of the Hammer films, Carry On's and the sexploitation films of the 1970's. His most famous piece is the Star Wars UK Quad.
The Empire Strikes Back UK Quad style B was used after the Love Story style for main distribution use, the first printing had a silver background logo on a small print run. The second pressing had a grey background simulating the silver.