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The KSL Archive: Utahns prepare for the 1999 release of ‘Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace’

May 19, 2024, 12:00 PM | Updated: May 20, 2024, 2:16 pm

On May 19, 1999, Star Wars fans in Utah filled theaters to watch George Lucas’s latest installment of the Star Wars universe; ‘Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.’

Story 1: Fans Line Up at the Theater for Tickets (00:00)
Reporter: AWE
Date: 05-11-1994

Story 2: 30 Hour Campers Get Tickets (1:39)
Reporter: Ed Yeates
Date: 05-12-1994

Story 3: Smaller Theaters Prepare for Demand (3:03)
Reporter: Ed Yeates
Date: 05-18-1994

Story 4: Utahns React to Episode 1 (5:59)
Reporter: Ed Yeates
Date: 05-19-1994

Story 5: The Wait for Episode 2 (7:33)
Reporter: Sam Penrod
Date: 05-20-1994

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The KSL Archive: Utahns prepare for the 1999 release of ‘Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace’