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Author Topic: TOS opening narration nostalgia  (Read 1694 times)

Offline billyk06010

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TOS opening narration nostalgia
« on: August 12, 2018, 10:19:54 am »
Came across this the other day

In 1966, William Shatner recorded the opening narration to Star Trek. You know it best by its opening words, "Space ... the final frontier." But it didn't start out that way.


Offline Tiburon

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Re: TOS opening narration nostalgia
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2018, 02:59:33 pm »
Awesome Stuff!!!

These little nuggets of history are amazing!

Offline Decoman

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Re: TOS opening narration nostalgia
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2018, 01:36:54 am »
Hm, nothing about trade disputes. Oh, wrong franchise! :)

Offline RossW

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Re: TOS opening narration nostalgia
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2018, 10:00:09 am »
IIRC, according to the book,  "These are the Voyages, Season 1," Shatner had to rush over to the recording booth to do the narration between filming scenes. Cannot remember how many takes they did of the narration, but it wasn't many - and boy, did he nail it. Although, as a 5-yr old I thought he said, " .. to bold LEGO where no man has gone before." Also, having watched the moon landings, I balked at the last bit as we had gone into space. Turns out a 5-yr old does not know everything.


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