The Star Wars TM adventure continues on eBay

eBay and Lucasfilm Ltd join forces to celebrate the release of

Calling all Jedi knights - from 9th September the Force comes to eBay as the world’s most iconic and successful fantasy sci-fi epic takes over the world’s biggest ecommerce site.

Lucasfilm Ltd and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment have partnered with eBay to celebrate the release of STAR WARS: THE COMPLETE SAGA on DVD Blu-ray and is giving fans access to never-seen-before film content and rare memorabilia on the site.

Fans can watch six brand new short films edited especially by Lucasfilm, as well as preview six different scenes currently only available on Blu-ray at from 9th September, for 30 days.

From the 12th September, STAR WARS: THE COMPLETE SAGA will be available to purchase at The nine disc box set includes all six films, packaged together for the first time, in glorious Blu-ray high definition and pristine 6.1 DTS Surround Sound. It also includes three additional discs containing over 40 hours of special features and unseen footage, guaranteed to satisfy the most die-hard fans.

Clare Gilmartin, VP eBay Europe commented:

“eBay has always been a Mecca for Star Wars fans with a Star Wars related search taking place every two seconds. And with around a quarter of a million items relating to the films bought each month just this year alone on, it really demonstrates the films‘ enduring appeal.”

The most expensive item bought on was a Star Wars Imperial Shuttle for £100,050, but the most popular items are action figures, Lego and video games & DVDs.*, Lucasfilm Ltd and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment are also giving fans access to unique experiences and rare memorabilia through more than 100 Use the Force for Good charity auctions all benefiting Stand Up To Cancer. These exclusive Star Wars charity auctions** are available on and include:

· A pair of VIP tickets to the sold out Star Wars Celebration VI in Orlando

· One-off memorabilia ie, life size Stormtropper, Vintage Star Wars birthday poster

· A once-in-a-lifetime experience for any film buff

All charity auctions will run from 16 - 23 September starting at 1200 EDT (8pm GMT)


Notes to Editors:


* See eBay’s Star Wars infographic

** The charity auctions are hosted on and conditions apply

Video Clips on








New for eBay



Available of Blu-ray






Episode I



A clip from the Podrace



Darth Maul Battle






Episode II



A clip from the execution arena: when the creatures emerge



Dex's Diner






Episode III



Obi-Wan chases General Grievous through Utapau



Obi-Wan/Anakin Battle on Mustaphar






Episode IV



Rebel X-wings approach the Death Star in the final battle



Dejarik scene






Episode V



Imperial walkers begin their attack



Darth Vader's Ship






Episode VI



Battle over the Sarlacc. Walking the plank.








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In 2010, global eBay sales via a mobile device more than tripled, generating $2 billion in sales – up from $600m in 2009. This is expected to double again in 2011 to over $4 billion. Globally an item is purchased every second using the eBay app. is owned by eBay Inc, which has expanded to include a range of brands that help consumers find and purchase the goods they want including eBay, PayPal,, RedLaser, Milo and others.


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About Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, LLC (TCFHE) is a recognized global industry leader and a subsidiary of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, a News Corporation company. Representing 75 years of innovative and award-winning filmmaking from Twentieth Century Fox, TCFHE is the worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox film and television programming, acquisitions and original productions on DVD, Blu-ray Disc Digital Copy, Video On Demand and Digital Download. The company also releases all products globally for MGM Home Entertainment. Each year TCFHE introduces hundreds of new and newly enhanced products, which it services to retail outlets from mass merchants and warehouse clubs to specialty stores and e-commerce throughout the world.


About Stand Up to Cancer

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) -- a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization –- raises funds to accelerate the pace of groundbreaking translational research that can get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives. SU2C facilitates collaboration among the best and the brightest in the cancer research community. By galvanizing the entertainment industry, SU2C generates awareness and builds grassroots support for this new approach to ending cancer.