Carrie Fisher's annotated 'Empire Strikes Back' script up for auction

From Reuters - September 14, 2017

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Carrie Fishers hand-annotated script for her Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back movie is expected to fetch up to $50,000 at an auction next month of her personal property.

California auctioneers Profiles in History said on Thursday that the 158-page shooting script is marked and underlined in pencil by Fisher for every page with dialogue for her character Princess Leia.

The three-day auction in Los Angeles, starting Oct. 7, will also include bound presentation scripts signed by movie director George Lucas for the 1977 first Star Wars movie, and sequels The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.

Those three are expected to fetch $20-$30,000 each.

To Carrie May the force be with you. George, reads the inscription on the Empire Strikes Back script.


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