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Question about the 1982 Rental VHS of Star Wars

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Hello. Quick question. There’s two versions of the 1982 rental copy of Star Wars on MySpleen but they both have different Fox logos. One has the theatrical logo but with the theme re-recorded, the other the plastered logo but also with the re-recorded version. Which version is accurate to the original rental VHS or were there copies of that release floating around with both logos???

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Ooooh! Blast this failing memory! 😉

Rikter may well be able to provide you with an answer to that one, mate.
 

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I’m pretty sure the rental-only VHS copy I have uses the “plastered” logo too. I only remember that because it’s the same as on the original CAV laserdisc, and I remember thinking how that disc and the rental VHS seemed identical as far as the transfer went (whereas the original CLV is slightly different).

I’d normally double-check it to be sure but my primary VCR has been acting up lately. I do have a backup machine but it’s not currently connected. Maybe sometime later this week I can get that hooked up and confirm that for you… unless of course Rikter beats me to it.

<span style=“font-size: 12px;”><span>We seem to be made to suffer. It’s our lot in life.</span></span>

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Double-checked and confirmed. My 1982 rental only VHS copy indeed uses the later “plastered” looking logo along with the re-recorded fanfare.

<span style=“font-size: 12px;”><span>We seem to be made to suffer. It’s our lot in life.</span></span>