American History in Photos

“YOUNGSTERS ACROSS THE NATION DECLARE IT TO BE A ‘STAR WARS’ HALLOWEEN.

Parents around the country say that the strange characters from the summer’s smash hit movie Star Wars are the most requested costumes this Halloween. Children of all ages have fallen in love with the space opera and its collection of odd creatures, robots, and human heroes, and the film’s most popular quote, ‘May the Force be with you’, has quickly become the official catchphrase of 1977.

Shown: Four ‘Jawas’, one ‘See-Threepio’ and a popcorn tin on roller skates masquerading as ‘Artoo-Detoo’ ready themselves for a trick-or-treat attack on Salina, Kansas. OCT 30 1977”