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Star Trek: The Original Series 365by Paula M. Block and Terry J. Erdmann
Whether you enjoy Star Trek as a guilty pleasure or you genuinely embrace it as the pinnacle of sci-fi radness, you'll love this book! Beam it up and you'll spend an entire year boldly making bad puns.
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Star Trek The Original Series 365 is the definitive, authorized guide to Star Trek, Gene Roddenberry's groundbreaking television program that first aired from 1966 through 1969 and went on to become a cultural phenomenon. A visual celebration of the original voyages of the Starship Enterprise, the book covers the entire series in unprecedented detail, combining in-depth commentary, behind-the-scenes histories, and interviews with writers, cast, and crew, with synopses for each of the series 79 episodes.
In addition to a wealth of never-before-seen images and newly commissioned photography, Star Trek presents a treasure trove of remastered stills from the CBS archivesbringing to vivid life the famous five-year mission of Captain Kirk, Mister Spock, Doctor McCoy, and countless other beloved characters for old and new fans alike.
A visual celebration of the original voyages of the "Starship Enterprise," this guide covers the entire series in unprecedented detail, combining in-depth commentary, behind-the-scenes histories, and interviews with writers, cast, and crew, and series synopses.
Star Trek Vault charts the remarkable history of the world's most popular science fiction series, examining the franchise's first 40 years. Covering all six Star Trek television series and the ten original feature films, the book highlights the far-reaching social and scientific optimism that underpins the franchise, dwelling on milestones such as its groundbreaking mixed-race casts and technologies that have since become commonplace, before taking an in-depth look at the making of each series and movie. Fully illustrated with more than 350 images, and including 13 interactive reproductions of the most fascinating memorabilia from the CBS archives--on-set signage, hand-drawn storyboards, blueprints for Picard's captain's chair, and a vintage T-shirt transfer--Star Trek Vault provides a broad perspective on the voyages of Captains Kirk, Picard, Sisko, Janeway, and Archer. The ultimate treasure trove of Star Trek imagery and memorabilia, Star Trek Vault is sure to appeal to both the casual and the die-hard fan.
Praise for Star Trek Vault:
and#8220;[A] treat for your inner Trekkie. Itand#8217;s the perfect gift whether you are a fan of Kirk or Picard. Or Janeway . . . we guess.and#8221; and#8212;Entertainment Weekly
and#160;Ever since Star Trek first aired on television in 1966, the series has had a strong influence on pop culture. In 1976, due to the showand#8217;s rising popularity in syndication, Topps released a series of collectible trading cards featuring full-color images from the classic television series created by Gene Roddenberry, as well as synopses and information on the cast and crew of the Starship Enterprise. This first-ever compilation includes the fronts and backs of all 88 cards and 22 rare and hard-to-find stickers (which were originally sold one per pack), as well as text and commentary by Star Trek insiders Paula M. Block and Terry J. Erdmannand#151;guaranteed to please the die-hard Trekkie as well as a whole new generation of fans.
Praise for Star Trek: The Original Topps Trading Card Series
and#147;If you're like me, most of those cards are long gone by now, so Iand#8217;ve loved the hardcover books devoted to the company's various product lines.and#8221; and#151;USA Todayand#8217;s Pop Candy blog
About the Author
Paula M. Block spent 19 years as publishing director for Paramount Pictures and CBS, and with Terry J. Erdmann, has written numerous books about the entertainment industry, including Star Trek 101, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Companion, and Star Trek: Action!. They live in Oregon.
Dorothy and#8220;D. C.and#8221; Fontana served as writer and story editor for many beloved episodes of Star Trek: The Original Series. She was instrumental in the development of Star Trek: The Next Generation. She lives in California.
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