With nearly every nook and cranny of the infinite universe of Star Trek: The Original Series explored, especially with its 50th anniversary being recognized in 2016, you might believe there's nothing new under the stars when it comes to this seminal sci-fi series.
London-based Titan Books is bound to prove you wrong with its latest Star Trek-centric coffee table volume titled Star Trek: Lost Scenes. Prepare to set your brain on stunned when you slowly leaf through this magnificent edition showcasing hundreds of never-before-seen color photos and lost production stills for the planet's most influential outer-space adventure show.
Written by David Tilotta and Curt McAloney, it's a 4-pound, 227-page glossy galaxy of professionally restored 35mm images chronicling the making of Gene Roddenberry's iconic show, and includes reassembled deleted moments, behind-the-scenes goodies, special set shots, forgotten special effects miniatures and matte paintings, and goofy bloopers from the premiere pilot through the final episode.
"Star Trek: Lost Scenes is the result of our efforts at capturing and preserving lost aspects of Star Trek’s production history, and the book showcases many pictures and sequences never before seen," said the authors. "We’re excited to share with the fans of this epic science fiction show the pictures and information that have been hidden for decades."
Titan Books' Star Trek: Lost Scenes arrives on August 21.
SYFY WIRE scored an exclusive page preview of Star Trek: Lost Scenes and beamed them into the full gallery below. Check out some rare, precious moments of never-seen Trek gold starring William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, George Takei, James Doohan, Nichelle Nichols, Walter Koenig, and more, then tell us if this exceptional volume of sci-fi history deserves a place of honor in your geek library.
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