Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia in Star Wars.

Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia in Star Wars.

SLIDESHOW: ‘Chewbacca’ tweets vintage photos from Star Wars set

Actor Peter Mayhew delights movie fans by showcasing archival out-take photos on Twitter

Actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the original Star Wars trilogy, delighted an entire galaxy of fans this week by tweeting vintage photos of the cast and crew.

The images are from the film’s archives and include photos of Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, George Lucas, Mark Hamill, various technical geniuses behind the movie’s magic, and of course Mayhew himself.

Click through our slideshow above and hover over the images to see what Mayhew tweeted about each one.

For more photos, see Mayhew’s Twitter account @TheWookieeRoars.