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George Lucas Gives Cease-And-Desist To Bay Ridge Bar For Star Wars Marathon

Bay Ridge sci-fi lovers were ready to take up blasters and charge the Skywalker Ranch after Star Wars creator George Lucas took a light saber to a modest movie marathon night honoring his famed film franchise at a Fifth Avenue bar.

Organizers had planned to screen all six Star Wars movies in succession at the Wicked Monk between 84th and 85th Streets last Sunday during a 13-hour bender which would have also featured a costume contest and drink specials specific to each movie in the saga.

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