Show Business: Second Strike

Even Obi-Wan is amazed

Will the world never tire of Star Wars?

Mready the highest-grossing picture in U.S. history ($195 million), the film may very well break European records too. In Paris, where it opened last October, 1 million people went to see the robots, Artoo Detoo and Threepio, at the annual toy show, and kids say goodbye with a wave of the arm and a "Que la force soit avec toi." Their parents are standing in line too, and journals have hailed its brave statement of the human spirit.

The film opens in London only this week, but the force...

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