Building Star Trek

Building Star Trek

A New Documentary About A Series Ahead of Its Time

DVD - 2016
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Against the backdrop of two ambitious projects: rebuilding the bridge and restoring the original USS Enterprise model, a who's who of astronauts, engineers, writers, innovators, as well as the series' stars come together to explore the visionary universe of Star Trek, revealing how one little television show has truly, boldly gone where no show has gone before.
Publisher: Arlington, VA : Smithsonian Channel, [2016]
ISBN: 9781627899307
1627899308
Branch Call Number: 791.45 S79g
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,region 1,rda
digital,optical,surround,5.1,rda
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Grogan, Mick

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Derringer
Jan 11, 2018

Attention, all you SyFy enthusiasts - You really don't have to be a die-hard fan of TV's "Star Trek" in order to enjoy this particular science-documentary.

In this 90-minute presentation - The Smithsonian Institute pays respectful homage to Star Trek which first aired on prime-time television 50 years ago.

To be sure - Star Trek was clearly a SyFy program that was (in many ways) ahead of its time.

This first-rate presentation takes space-travel technology to a whole new level - "Where no man has gone before".

"Space - The Final Frontier."

This often-intriguing, 90-minute technology-documentary from the Smithsonian Channel proudly commemorates the 50-year anniversary of Star Trek which first made its TV debut back in 1966.

Through interviews, stills, and archival footage - "Building Star Trek" tells the curios viewer, plain and simple, all about what space travel dreams are made of.

Throughout this informative presentation we are shown how modern-day space-travel technology is clearly striving to emulate the SyFy/Fantasy gadgetry of Star Trek.

All-in-all - "Building Star Trek" is definitely well-worth a view whether you are a die-hard fan of the classic, iconic TV series, or not.

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duane767
Sep 05, 2017

Would you like to see how close 'they' are to making Star Trek a reality? This is the video for you!

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wildct2003
Apr 17, 2017

Covers a variety of Star Trek topics: props, science, science geeks, actors, fans and more related to the show. Entertaining enough to watch. Primary coverage is of the EMP exhibit in Seattle and adding the Enterprise to the Smithsonian.

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