You’re listening to the Story of Star Wars, a 20th Century Fox LP from 1977.

After meeting Han Solo and Chewbacca in Mos Eisley, Luke, Ben and the droids persuade the duo to bring them to Leia’s home planet of Alderaan…which has been destroyed. Awkward…especially when they’re tractor-beamed onto Vader’s ship…which has one other special guest.

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Sound Beat is produced at the Belfer Audio Archive, Syracuse University Libraries.

I’m Brett Barry.

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