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The font of "far, far away"?


Hi! I was wondering if anyone could tell me the font used for “A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away”? At the beginning of the movies, and if you want to be extra helpful, how to download/recreate it.

Thank-you in advance.


There is more info on the fonts and crawls etc of Star Wars here - link - and then just scroll down to ‘Some useful Star Wars font and crawl info’ - there are also some links to some free font download sites.

This thread may be of some interest as well - ‘Recreating “A long time ago”’ - link

Hope you find the info you are looking for - or someone with a lot more knowledge than me on this will be along to help you soon.

The font used for the newer Star Wars film is apparently Franklin Gothic - for the 1977 Star Wars ‘News Gothic’ or ‘Trade Gothic’ hybrid seemingly used (as it was on film there was no ‘set’ font used at the time…)

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This thread might also be useful for you, but I’m not sure if they talk specifically about the font of “A long time ago” in there.

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