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STAR WARS is on TCM right now...which version is it?
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31-Jul-2019, 9:25 PM
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Wow. Good for Joe. I wish more industry-types would get on the bandwagon and make a stink about this sort of stuff.

SilverWook said:

Mielr said:

What irritates me the most is that the cable synopsis always says “Star Wars (1977)”. If they’re going to show the 1997 version, it should say so.

I may just shoot TCM an irate email later tonight. LOL.

They’ve done that with THX-1138 as well.

I know, I’m sure I sent them a nasty email about that at the time. A lot of good it did, lol.

EDIT: Charles Tabesh (TCM programmer) responded to Joe Dante on Twitter:

“You’re right - I apologize. We have the wrong version, learned about it last night and it was too late to obtain the correct one. Definitely a mistake on our end but not intentional.”