As we all know by now, the Star Wars movies, all six of them, including the ones with Jar-Jar Binks in them, are coming to Blu-ray. However, the release date is still months away - 30 September 2011 - so, as a treat, Pocket-lint brings you a bevy of rare behind-the-scenes photos from the original trilogy to help sate your fanboy appetite.

Or, at least, French website (The Green Box) does, as it's posted 110 pictures it claims are as rare as a good George Lucas movie beyond 1983 (directed, produced or written). Harsh? Just watch the nuke scene in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and come back to us.

Certainly, who are we to argue with our Gallic chums. It's not like we've seen rebel pilots on their lunch break before, or the Chewbecca costume splayed like rather hefty roadkill.

And the sources of the pics? We're none too bothered. Be it lofts, old books, DVD extras, trade fairs or the bins outside Carrie Fisher's home, we're happy they've surfaced so that we can feel the pull of the Force yet again.

At least until we see Phantom Menace in glorious 1080p and realise that you can't, indeed, polish a turd.

Looking forward to the Star Wars Blu-ray releases? Will you bother with Episodes I-III? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below...

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