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UK Argos Catalogues From 1984/1985 Advertising Star Wars Toys

Argos 1985 Retro Toy Goodness From 80's Argos Catalogues For those who are not familiar with Argos, it is a UK store that is generally situated on the high street and in town/city centres. Here's the thing, even though they have stores, generally nothing is on display. Instead you walk in and order your item from a catalogue, find the item you want in the rather large book, write down the item number and take your ticket to the till. Within a few minutes your item will appear on a conveyor belt from the depths of the store room. I always imagined the store room to be like the end scene from Raiders Of The Lost Ark with one man in a vast room filled with wooden boxes. Anyway I thought you would like to see the Star Wars pages from the 1984 and 1985 catalogues. Many kids right across the land would use the Argos catalogue to choose their favourite toys and hopefully what would be under the Christmas tree. I'm no exception. At-At for £29.99? Yes please. Rob W

12 Facts About Steven Spielberg's "Always"

12 Interesting Facts About the 1989 Steven Spielberg movie, Always Steven Spielberg's "Always" celebrates its 30th birthday this year and to celebrate we bring you 12 facts about the movie which starred Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson, John Goodman and Audrey Hepburn to name a few. This was Audrey Hepburn's final film before her death on January 20, 1993 at the age of 63. She accepted the role of Hap because she wanted to work with Steven Spielberg. Audrey Hepburn as Hap in Always Hepburn was paid $1 million for her performance in the film and she donated it to the charity, UNICEF . If Sean Connery had been available then we probably wouldn't have had Audrey Hepburn in the movie.  Steven Spielberg originally wanted the Scottish actor to play the role of Hap but he was unavailable.  Spielberg ultimately decided that Hap should be a woman instead. Steven Spielberg wanted to cast either Paul Newman or Robert Redford in the leading roles,

I open 75 Packs Of Hook Trading Cards From 1992.

In my latest YouTube video I open 75 sealed packs of Hook trading cards from 1992.  Will I get a full set and will I taste the bubblegum? To celebrate the latest video we are running a competition where you can win a two disc John Williams compilation CD.  Click here to find out more. The Bearded Trio - The Site For Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, John Williams and a whole lot more.


John Williams Competition Time The Bearded Trio is pleased to bring you another competition and once again we are giving you the chance of winning this fantastic two disc John Williams compilation.  Featuring music from E.T. The Extra Terrestrial, Close Encounters, Raiders of the Lost Ark and lots more.  The first disc has tracks you would expect from a John Williams compilation but the second disc has some more unusual pieces such as JFK, Amistad and Hook. Speaking of Hook, here's how you can be in with a chance of winning.  Lately, we've been posting new content on our YouTube channel and the latest one has Rob opening 75 sealed packs of Hook trading cards from 1992.  Will he get a full set?  Well that's the question. How many cards were missing to complete the full trading card set? A - Six B - Sixteen C - None, he got a full set. Head over to the video on YouTube to find out the answer and while you're there maybe click on the subscribe button or