Rare footage of first Star Trek cast reunion is found!

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:09 PM EST

Rare film footage from 1975 of one of the earliest public reunions of the cast of the original Star Trek series has found its way online, and you can view it below.

Our pals at pointed us to this newly released footage of a 1975 Star Trek convention:

The film below comes from Star Trek Chicago '75, held at the Hilton hotel in Chicago, August 22-24, 1975. 16,000 fans attended the event. The below YouTube video (courtesy of was recently transferred from the 8mm film. The short film features the appearances of William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, George Takei, Walter Koenig, James Doohan, Nichelle Nichols (with quite the 70s fro), and Arlene Martel (T'Pring "Amok Time"), all appearing on a recreation of the USS Enterprise bridge. There is no sound, but Rich Portnoy, who shot the film, provides a narration.

Do you remember this? Any idea what's being said?

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