Kenner Spec Sheet - Creature Cantina
This is just a standard Kenner file photo that doesn't appear to have been used elsewhere. It's unfortunate that photo isn't the same one shown in the 1979 Kenner in-pack catalog since that was an early version of the Cantina and this book of product sheets contains many early photos. There is a difference between it and the released toy though because this one has black outlines highlighting the "stone" floor.

This Kenner product sheet is part of a 3-ring notebook containing early photography and descriptions of roughly 30 Star Wars toys. Each sheet has the same format with typed information about the product and a pasted-on glossy photo. Most photos are representations of the toys but they often differed from their released counterparts which makes it quite unique to look at. These were generally mock-ups of sorts created because the toys weren't ready in time for photography and early marketing. This book came from an ex-Kenner model maker who was dilligently tracked down by a collector. Many thanks go out to that collector for helping turn up a piece of history like this.

Description by: Chris Georgoulias
Photo: Chris Georgoulias
From the collection of: Chris Georgoulias
Country:United States
Film:A New Hope
Category:Prototypes / Product Concepts


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