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TREKCORE > SPECIALS > Rare Photos, Part VI

In our continuing celebration of Star Trek 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 sometimes candid) look back across time while likewise preserving our unique sub-cultural heritage. Star Trek, after all, has made history time and again - and will go on doing so for generations to come. As such, we must work to protect and preserve that history through whatever means we can. By bringing physical materials that have been forgotten back to life within the digital world, we can save elements of our past that even we may have forgotten existed.

Please Note
This will likely be the final edition devoted only to the Original Series. Future Rare Photo specials will reflect the franchise as a whole - from the Original Series through to Enterprise.


Publicity photo of DeForest Kelley (McCoy), William Shatner (Kirk) and Leonard Nimoy (Spock) from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.

From the Star Trek Photo Club: Nimoy, Kelley, Shatner and Whitney filming on location for the episode 'Miri'.

William Shatner (Kirk) and Leonard Nimoy (Spock) laughing after a botched take from 'The Apple'.

Jeffrey Hunter (Pike) with another 'Zoo' specimen from the original pilot 'The Cage' - in one of the only publicity photos from 'The Cage' I've ever seen.

Publicity photo of Deltan Navigator Illia from Star Trek: The Motion Picture.

Original publicity still of William Shatner as James T. Kirk from Star Trek V: The Final Frontier.

From the Star Trek Photo Club: Publicity photo of Leonard Nimoy as Spock mind-melding with the NOMAD probe.

Publicity photo of the big 5 from Star Trek: The Motion Picture; Kirk, Spock, McCoy, Decker and Illia.

Kirk's son, Doctor David Marcus, and Spock's protege, Lieutenant Saavik, from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.

Shatner and Nimoy mess up another take, this time from the episode 'Patterns of Force' - those Zeon pigs!

Gene Roddenberry and Harve Bennett on the set of Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

My god! Yet another variant of The Motion Picture cast photo! That makes what, six? Seven?

Vintage publicity still of George Takei as swash-buckling Sulu.

Vintage autograph of William Shatner.

DeForest Kelley as Doctor Leonard H. 'Bones' McCoy from Star Trek II.

Director Leonard Nimoy and stars William Shatner and DeForest Kelley discuss a scene being filmed for Star Trek III: The Search for Spock.

Susan Oliver as Vina from 'The Cage' participates in an on-set joke during filming.

Leonard Nimoy teases a surly-looking William Shatner while filming 'The Ultimate Computer'.

An unusual and striking publicity shot of Persis Khambata as Lieutenant Illia.

Leonard Nimoy and DeForest Kelley on the set of the episode 'Plato's Stepchildren"

A contemplative DeForest Kelley filming scenes for 'Bread and Circuses'.

Kirk, Spock and the refit Enterprise from The Motion Picture.

Vintage autograph of Leonard Nimoy as Mister Spock.

Grace Lee Whitney as Yeoman Janice Rand poses with William Shatner as Captain James T.Kirk.

The final portrait of DeForest Kelley in his role as Doctor McCoy, from Star Trek VI.

The Star Trek III publicity photo of William Shatner's Captain Kirk.

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home publicity photo of Walter Koenig as Pavel Chekov.

Dame Judith Anderson as the Vulcan High Priestess from Star Trek III.

Vintage autograph of James Doohan as Scotty.

The various publicity photos of the Fab Four from Star Trek II: James Doohan, George Takei, Walter Koenig and Nichelle Nichols.

Admiral Kirk and Doctor Gillian Taylor in hospital garb from Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.

Publicity still of Captain Kirk and Orion Prisoner Marta from 'Whom Gods Destroy'

Vintage autograph of DeForest Kelley as 'Bones' McCoy.

Shatner, Nimoy and Kelley filming 'Plato's Stepchildren'.

Walter Koenig as Commander Pavel Chekov from Star Trek II.

Vintage photo of Star Trek's Fab Four.

Leonard Nimoy gets surprised on-set by his son, Adam.

Admiral James T. Kirk and Commander Spock from Star Trek: The Motion Picture.

Leonard Nimoy has some fun with a spear from 'The Savage Curtain'.

Thanks to Frontier for finding these!

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