Tribute to TOS : Rare Photos


In our continuing celebration of Star Trek's 40th Anniversary, we are pleased to present a look back at the original ground-breaking series cast and crew throughout their decades together. From NBC television program, to syndicated sensation, motion pictures, and honored cultural icon - Star Trek has run the gauntlet. This series of rare photographs are amongst a number of specials that we present as a gift to the trekkie community.

What we have now is the oppurtunity to have a rare and candid look back across time. In the weeks and months that follow, we will be releasing a wide assortment of rarely seen photos from the Original Series, the Motion Pictures and The Next Generation, along with other material, to celebrate Star Trek as a whole. What began August 19th with our 85th Birthday Tribute to Gene Roddenberry continues now, and on through the new year.

We hope you enjoy all of the specials celebrating Star Trek's 40th birthday as much as we have enjoyed putting them together! And if you haven't already, take a look at Part 1 and Part 2 of the Original Series photos and our Season 1 gallery of Next Generation images.

Please Note
Due to the wealth of material obtained and uncovered between the second edition of the Original Series photos and the current time, it has been decided to dispense with the chronological order of these sets, and offer what material is available, as it is sorted, restored, and/or viable for public consumption. This is done to fulfill popular demand of all those who have enjoyed the prior sets.


McCoy actor DeForest Kelley during the early 1970's.

William Shatner takes the helm and turns Director for Star Trek V: The Final Frontier.

Actress Bibi Besch as Kirk's one-time love interest Doctor Carol Marcus in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

The August 1973 cover of TVTimes Magazine, heralding the return of Star Trek via animation.

One of Star Trek's oddest creature, the tri-breasted cat-woman from Nimbus III in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier.

Publicity shot of actor George Takei from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.

Paving the way for many other Trek actors to come, Leonard Nimoy steps behind the camera and directs Star Trek III: The Search for Spock.

Grace Lee Whitney as Transporter Chief Rand in Star Trek: The Motion Picture.

Family Portrait; father Sarek, mother Amanda, and son Spock, from Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.

Publicity shot of Stephen Collins and Persis Khambatta as Will Decker and Illia.

The Complete Enterprise Crew of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

A Variant Edition of the Khan Cast Photo lacking Kirstie Alley.

A gag publicity photo from 'Spectre of the Gun' featuring De Kelley (who did dozens of westerns prior to Trek) confused by the antique firearm.

Majel Barrett briefly reprised Christine Chapel, now a Commander at Starfleet Headquarters, in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.

Sci-Fi Greats Issac Azimov and Gene Roddenberry.

Kirk and Scotty from The Motion Picture.

Gene Roddenberry, George Takei, Jimmy Doohan and Walter Keonig in the mid-1980's.

Publicity photo of Kirk and Spock from The Motion Picture.

Publicity shot of Ricardo Montalban as Khan.

Leonard Nimoy directs friend and cast mate DeForest Kelley in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.

Behind the Scenes on the set of 'The Cage' - Majel Barrett, Jeffery Hunter, and Laurel Goodwin.

William Shatner and producer Harve Bennett on the set of Star Trek II.

George Takei and Walter Keonig pose with Spice Williams.

Captain Kirk pleads with the NOMAD probe in this vintage publicity photo from the original series.

Leonard Nimoy, director Robert Wise, creator Gene Roddenberry, DeForest Kelley, and William Shatner on the set of The Motion Picture.

Leonard Nimoy directs co-star George Takei during the pivotal death of the Enterprise scene of Star Trek III.

Paul Winfield as Captain Clark Terrell of the U.S.S. Reliant, Star Trek II.

Director William Shatner sets up a shot on the Klingon bridge for Star Trek V.

Leonard Nimoy directing Robin Curtis (who took over the role of Saavik) in Star Trek III.

Ricardo Montalban cracks up in response to a crew gag; a robotic Tatoo (Fantasy Island) to make him feel more at home on the set.

Behind the Scenes on the set during the filming of 'Mirror, Mirror'.

The Cast and Creator of Star Trek, inside the shuttle from the end scene of Star Trek IV, revealing the Enterprise-A.

Publicity photo of Leonard Nimoy in his reprisal of Mister Spock for Star Trek: The Motion Picture.

Kirk, Spock, and McCoy from The Motion Picture.

DeForest Kelley on location during filming of Star Trek V.

The Cast of Star Trek: The Motion Picture.

Kirk and Kirk? William Shatner and 'the punk on the bus' - Kirk Thatcher - from Star Trek IV.

Grace Lee Whitney again briefly reprised Janice Rand in Star Trek IV.

Publicity photo from the classic episode 'Conscience of the King'.

Actress Kirstie Alley struggles to stay awake during early-morning make-up for her portrayal of Saavik in Star Trek II.

The Cast and Creators of Star Trek III - Roddenberry, Bennet, Nimoy, Shatner, Kelley, Doohan, Takei, Keonig, and Nichols - plus one unknown.

William Shatner as Captain Kirk from Trek's second pilot, 'Where No Man Has Gone Before'.

Thanks to Frontier for finding these!

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