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Inside Star Wars Convention IV

A fan in Leia’s costume from “Return of the Jedi” performs for the media. (Gabriel Bouys AFP / Getty Images)
A pair of Princess Leias inspect their digital cameras inside Staples Center. (Gabriel Bouys AFP / Getty Images)
A stormtrooper stands guard outside Staples Center. (Gabriel Bouys AFP / Getty Images)
Kenny Baker, who performed inside an R2-D2 costume for the films, signs autographs. (Gabriel Bouys AFP / Getty Images)
A fan admires some of the many figurines onsale at the convention. (Gabriel Bouys AFP/Getty Images)
Two fans in costume survey the scene. (Gabriel Bouys AFP / Getty Images)
Masks and other memorabilia onsale at the convention. (Gabriel Bouys AFP / Getty Images)
A young fan in stormtrooper garb pauses to play videogames. (Gabriel Bouys AFP/Getty Images)
A fan dressed as Queen Amidala takes a break with other costumed conventioneers. (Gabriel Bouys AFP/Getty Images)
Fans photograph some of the better costumes at Staples. (Gabriel Bouys AFP/Getty Images)
A young fan is unsure of what to make of R2-D2. (Gabriel Bouys AFP/Getty Images)
A fan carries an armload of “Star Wars” merchandise out of the convention shop. (Gabriel Bouys AFP/Getty Images)
A fan dressed as the evil emperor from the films shares his version of “the dark side.” (Gabriel Bouys AFP/Getty Images)
“Star Wars Celabration IV” features an expansive shopping area. (Gabriel Bouys AFP/Getty Images)
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