Posted by Jeremy on July 14, 2007 at 10:58 AM CST
Steve Sansweet spoke with passion about his soon to be published title celebrating 30 years of Star Wars movies, fans, collecting. Sansweet explained that The Vault will be distributed in the United Kingdom by Simon & Schuster and will be released 3 weeks ahead of the US, and gave details of an exclusive 40% rebate available through

What followed was a series of Powerpoint slides showing the various European language covers, and the news that each country would have specially selected content that was distinct to that nation. Selected pages from featured section (such as truths that have never been revealed, how the hype began, filming of the original trilogy, spinoffs, and what the fan base means to Lucasfilm) of the book were shown on the big screen while Sansweet explained the content. He also displayed the extra content that was specifically selected from various collections, including his own, and the Lucasfilm archives that illustrated each chapter.

The highlight of the talk was Steve explaining the richness of the 70 minutes of audio content of the pack-in CD, whilst trying to engage the audience of 300 people into singing the Life Day song from the Holiday Special.

Check out the full gallery from the panel in our new gallery.

The book, by authors Stephen J Sansweet and Peter Vilmur, is due out on October 1st and will be priced 40.00. Look for it in WH Smiths and all good book shops.

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