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Photos: Live from New York

Alison Castle fetes SNL‘s 40th anniversary with a stunning new book.


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Bumper photo of Steve Martin by Edie Baskin, 1976. © Edie Baskin

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Patrick Swayze and Chris Farley’s iconic 1990 Chippendales sketch. © Edie Baskin

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Jan Hooks as Nancy Reagan backstage, late 1980s. © Suzy M. Drasnin

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The storage room in the makeup lab, 2009. © Mary Ellen Matthews

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Edie Baskin’s hand-tinted portrait of Gilda Radner as Baba Wawa, 1977. © Edie Baskin

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A personal note from John Belushi to Lorne Michaels. © Courtesy of the Belushi Family

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Gilda Radner’s Roseannadanna with Jane Curtin, 1979. © Edie Baskin

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Steven Spielberg, Bill Hader, and Andy Samberg shooting “Laser Cats 7” in Lorne Michael’s office, 2012. © Dana Edelson

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Bill Hader as Stefon with Seth Meyers during Hader’s farewell show, 2013. © Dana Edelson

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Saturday Night Live. the Book. by Alison Castle, $50, taschen.com.