These Kenner Star Wars Factory Photos Are Strong With The Force!

The first thing we should all do is doff our hats in Flickr user Darth Ray’s direction for sharing these fantastic black and white behind the scenes photos of what are mostly factory floor shots from the Kenner Factory back in the heyday of the Star Wars toy craze.

Image courtesy of Darth Ray on Flickr.com
Image courtesy of Darth Ray on Flickr.com
Image courtesy of Darth Ray over at Flickr.Com
Image courtesy of Darth Ray over at Flickr.Com

Notice that the previous picture of the two boys playing with the Death Star was used on the box art. I also love the fact that this woman is seriously giving Darth Vader the once over…was she wondering if the toy was suitable for some child she knew or her own collection? We will sadly never know.

Image courtesy of Darth Ray over at Flickr.Com
Image courtesy of Darth Ray over at Flickr.Com

“She may not look like much, but she’s got it where it counts, kid. I’ve made a lot of special modifications myself.”

Image courtesy of Darth Ray over at Flickr.Com
Image courtesy of Darth Ray over at Flickr.Com

Darth Ray also makes note on his Flickr account that these photos and the rest on his page originally came from news.cincinnati.com

VicSage

Editor at Retroist
Searching through the alleys for useful knowledge in the city of Nostalgia. Huge cinema fanatic and sometimes carrier of the flame for the weirding ways of 80s gaming, toys, and television. When his wife lets him he is quite happy sitting in the corner eating buckets of beef jerky.

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