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17 Ultrarare Photos From The Set Of The Original "Jurassic Park"

Nothing beats the original...

Shooting for the original Jurassic Park began on Aug. 24, 1992...

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The gateway to the original Jurassic Park.

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Actors Sam Neill and Laura Dern pose for a photo with Director Steven Spielberg.

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Spielberg with child actor Joseph Mazzello during the filming of Jurassic Park.

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Spielberg framing a shot and wearing a totally cool Warhol-inspired dino T-shirt.

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Special effects technician Stan Winston looks over an animatronic Brachiosaurus.

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A set hand prepares the T. rex for filming.

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Steven Spielberg goes over the "sick triceratops scene" with Laura Dern.

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Spielberg acts out the "tree climbing" scene for the cast and crew.

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Actors Jeff Goldblum and Laura Dern work out a scene under the direction of Steven Spielberg.

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Between shots, Spielberg and Sam Neill converse while leaning on an iconic Jurassic Park Jeep.

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Bob Peck prepares for his final scene against the escaped velociraptors.

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Child actor Joseph Mazzello looks closely at the mosquito preserved in amber that sits atop John Hammond's cane.

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A member of the crew getting the T. rex ready for filming.

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Cast and crew prepare to film the death of Wayne Knight's character, Dennis Nedry.

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Steven Spielberg goes over the script with actor Richard Attenborough.

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Spielberg looking over the "sick" triceratops on set.

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Cheers to a long day of shooting on set!

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