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Clarence Farley, 102, the last surviving person to have seen Star Wars in a theater in 1977. Photo by Marg [CC BY 2.0] via Wikimedia, modified.

Last surviving person to see original Star Wars in theater honored

The only other known viewer passed away last month. SOUTHFIELD, MI -- Clarence Farley gets a far-away look in his eye when he talks about Star Wars. The 102-year-old lifelong resident of Southfield, Michigan, a Detroit suburb, is the last known person still living to have seen the original Star Wars movie in a theater during the year of its release, 1977. "That was something special, let me tell you," Farley told Uncle Walt's Insider. "To see that huge star destroyer passing overhead -- on ... Read more
The new Haunted Mansion Star Wars Overlay! Photo by MMcF [CC BY-SA] via The Haunted Mansion Wiki.

Star Wars Weekends are back!

It's true! Or not! Frankly, we're a little confused. MAGIC KINGDOM, FL -- Star Wars Weekends have been cancelled. [Ed.: Wait, what?] That's the rumor, at least, a rumor possibly even confirmed by Disney. Uncle Walt's Insider can confirm that these rumors are true, at least at Disney's Hollywood Studios! [Ed.: Still waiting for the headline to match the story...] It turns out that Star Wars Weekends are coming to Magic Kingdom! (Kind of.) MK's Haunted Mansion gets its first overlay Your humble reporter was were looking ... Read more