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Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Fri, Sep 9, 2016 - Fri, Sep 16, 2016
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Star Trek at 50
Co-presented by Geek Magazine in association with Paramount Home Video

“Space … the final frontier” opened up to television viewers on September 8, 1966 with the NBC-TV premiere of “Star Trek.” Creator Gene Roddenberry had envisioned the sci-fi series as the interstellar answer to the popular Western “Wagon Train” but couldn’t have possibly imagined how long the “five-year mission” of the U.S.S. Enterprise would last – cancelled after three seasons (and an unprecedented fan letter campaign to keep it on the air), the program spawned animated and live action TV spinoffs and an ongoing series of big screen adventures.

In 1979, Robert Wise's STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE kicked off a mania for TV-to-movie adaptations that has thrived ever since and spawned multiple sequels. To celebrate a half-century of “Star Trek,” we present the new documentary on star Leonard Nimoy, FOR THE LOVE OF SPOCK, and five of the first features following Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock, Dr. McCoy, Scotty, Uhura, Sulu and Chekov across the galaxy. These films embody the ideals of sci-fi's first franchise that have endured for 50 years; may they continue to live long and prosper for many more.

Special guests each night, including original series story editor Dorothy D.C. Fontana, FOR THE LOVE OF SPOCK director Adam Nimoy, STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN producer Robert Sallin, STAR TREK VI: THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY director Nicholas Meyer and others. Discussions moderated by Star Trek 50th Anniversary Collection producer Roger Lay, Jr. and The Fifty-Year Mission author Mark A. Altman.
Egyptian TheatreFri, Sep 9, 2016 - Fri, Sep 16, 2016
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Films in this Series at the Egyptian

Fri, Sep 9, 2016 - 7:30pm
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Sat, Sep 10, 2016 - 7:30pm
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Sun, Sep 11, 2016 - 7:30pm
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