Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back signing
22 May 1980
When Anthony Daniels, who played C-3P0, was unable to attend the signing event for the Twentieth Century-Fox release of The Empire Strikes Back, his co-star Dave Prowse (Darth Vader) was joined instead by Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker).
(Below) Mark Hamill and Dave Prowse.
(Below) The signing queue stretched the length of Denmark Street and beyond.
(Below) Even R2-D2 put in an appearance.
(Below) Dave Prowse and 'friend' greet the fans.
(Below) Another surprise guest on the day was special effects ace Brian Johnson.
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