Wednesday, July 07, 2010

bonus features: my dinner with chewbacca


sun 77-12-02 dinner with wookie winners

Here are winners of the Toronto Sun's contest to have dinner with a wookiee, as presented in the December 2, 1977 edition of TO's daily tabloid.

sun 77-12-02 wookie sylvia train

From the same edition, columnist Sylvia Train compares her size to Mayhew's. As she succinctly put it, he was "really big." Special note was note was made that "though he is large he's perfectly proportioned," so that readers wouldn't worry about the man suffering from any size-related physical deformities (who wanted to talk acromegaly or other disorders in a fluffy entertainment column?). - JB

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