Tag Archives: 1983

A More Imperfect Union

Indianapolis Union Station Interior Before Renovation

Even after efforts to save Union Station prevailed, the building sat nearly empty and neglected while potential investors, city officials, and citizens debated the best way to use this historic landmark. These pre-construction photos taken by the firm Woollen Molzan & Partners show the state of Union Station in 1983 just before they designed its new role as ‘festival marketplace’ [IHS]

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Bib Red

extremely rare Bib Fortuna figure with a red cape

[current Bid – $26,000]

the Kenner prototype never made it into packaging for sale, but red caped Bib Fortuna was used in both catalogs and the card backs for Return of The Jedi figures

this is what the actual Bib Fortuna figure looked like

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A Force For Knowledge

READ…and The Force Is With You – Yoda poster by the American Library Association for National Library Week, 1983 [HA]

and two unused alternate versions

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Whelan & Dealin’

Love Boat‘s lil Vicki Stubing aka Jill Whelan was a straight up FOX at age 17!!!

(and she still is!)


Jill Whelan by Harry Langdon, 1983

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