(written from a Production point of view)
Desilu Culver Stage 17 was a soundstage located at Desilu's second lot in Culver City, California. The Culver lot served as an additional filming facility to Desilu's main studios at Gower Street, Hollywood. The Culver studios previously belonged to David O. Selznick and then RKO Pictures, and were utilized most notably for filming Gone with the Wind (photographed by Ernest Haller).
Stage 17 was used in filming the second pilot of Star Trek: The Original Series, "Where No Man Has Gone Before". This soundstage housed the interiors of the Delta Vega station, filmed between Friday 23 July 1965 and Tuesday 27 July 1965, and on Thursday 29 July 1965.
For the series itself, the Star Trek sets were moved to the main Desilu lot in Hollywood, where they occupied Desilu Stage 9 and Stage 10. In 1968, Desilu/Paramount Television sold the Culver City lot to Perfect Film & Chemical Corporation.
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