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Star Wars: the great toy story

 The Big Issue Australia 07 December 2019

On the eve of the latest, much hyped, instalment in the Star Wars saga, The Big Issue Australia explores the reasons for its galactic success. Hint: it’s as much about merchandising as movies. (1782 Words) - By Anthony Morris

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From left to right: Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) and Han Solo (Harrison Ford).Credit: Lucasfilm

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Kylo Ren (Adam Driver).Credit: Lucasfilm

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BB-8 droid from Star Wars The Force Awakens.Credit: Getty Images

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BB-8 onstage during Star Wars Celebration on April 16, 2019 in Anaheim, California.Credit: Getty Images

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Star Wars The Force Awakens.Credit: Lucasfilm

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Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) with Stormtroopers.Credit: Lucasfilm

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Stormtroopers.Credit: Lucasfilm

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Finn (John Boyega).Credit: Lucasfilm

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Stormtroopers onstage during Star Wars Celebration 2015 on April 16 2015 in Anaheim, California.Credit: Getty Images


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