Star Wars Toys Exhibition at Les Arts Decoratifs

28 Dec

Currently on show at Les Arts Decoratifs in Paris, is ‘Les Jouets Star Wars’ (Toys Star Wars) exhibition which spans 35 years of toys and products from this epic movie saga by George Lucas. The exhibit has over four hundred toys on show, which include many figurines from Hasbro and Kenner.

The collection all belongs to the Science Fiction Archives, founded by Arnaud Grunberg in 2008, the archives preserve and publicly make available, several thousand articles relating to science fiction. Arnaud began collecting sci-fi items in 1977, when Star Wars first came out.

Plush Chewbacca, Princess Kneesaa (Ewok), R2-D2 and Jawa, United States, 1978 to 1983 – Kenner

Figures Princess Leia Organa and Luke Skywalker, United States, 1978 – Kenner

Rigid mask child size Imperial Guard, France, 1978 – Caesar manufacturer  - Thermoformed Plastic

Boba Fett doll in its box, France, 1981 – Kenner, a subsidiary of Hasbro

Dolls Obi-Wan (Ben) Kenobi and Darth Vader, United States, 1978 – Kenner

Scenography of the exhibition “Star Wars Toys”

The exhibit runs through March 17, 2013.

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