The Fifty-Year Mission: The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek: The First 25 Years
Paperback – 5 November 2019
by Edward Gross
- Publisher : A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin’s Griffin (5 November 2019)
- Language : English
- Paperback – 5 November 2019 : 576 pages
- ISBN-10 : ?1250235332
- ISBN-13 : 978-1250235336
- Weight : 632 g
- Dimensions : 14.73 x 3.66 x 22.63 cm
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Volume one of a fifty-year oral history of Star Trek by the people who were there, in their own words, sharing never-before-told stories.
This is the unauthorized, uncensored and unbelievable true story behind the making of a pop culture phenomenon. The original Star Trek series debuted in 1966 and has spawned five TV series spin-offs and a dozen feature films. The Fifty-Year Mission is a no-holds-barred oral history of five decades of Star Trek, told by the people who were there. Hear from the hundreds of television and film executives, programmers, writers, creators and cast as they unveil the oftentimes shocking story of Star Trek's ongoing fifty-year mission -a mission that has spanned from the classic series to the animated show, the many attempts at a relaunch through the beloved feature films.
Make no mistake, this isn't just a book for Star Trek fans. Here is a volume for all fans of pop culture and anyone interested in the nuts and bolts of a television touchstone.