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Star trek the motion picture
Roddenberry, Gene.
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, [2001]

Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (136 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
When an unidentified alien destroys three powerful Klingon cruisers, Captain James T. Kirk and his crew return to the newly-transformed U.S.S. Enterprise to stop the alien intruder on its flight toward Earth.
General Note:
Director's ed.

Based on Star trek, created by Gene Roddenberry.

Widescreen version.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980.

Includes an additional audio track of commentary; retrospective documentaries with interviews; additional and deleted scenes; theatrical trailers; and other related materials.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Disc 1. The motion picture (136 min.) -- disc 2. Bonus features.
Added Corporate Author:
Format :


Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Item Holds
DVD 2439 Adult DVD Open Shelf
DVD 2439 Adult DVD Audio Visual

On Order



Kirk, Spock, McCoy and crew take off in the overhauled Enterprise to find an alien intelligence called V'ger.


The promoted crew of the Enterprise must fight off a giant alien ship that is threatening to destroy the Earth.

Author Notes

Leonard Nimoy was born Boston, Massachusetts on March 26, 1931. As a child, he acted in local productions. After taking a summer course at Boston College in 1949, he traveled to Hollywood. In 1951, he landed small parts in two movies, Queen for a Day and Rhubarb. His first starring movie role came in 1952 with Kid Monk Baroni. He was teaching Method acting at his own studio when he was cast as Mr. Spock in the original Star Trek television series in the mid-1960s. He continued to play the role in several Star Trek movies.

He directed and helped write Star Trek III: The Search for Spock and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. He was the executive producer and a writer of Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. He also directed Three Men and a Baby.

He made records, singing pop songs as well as original songs about Star Trek, and gave spoken-word performances. His first album was called Leonard Nimoy Presents Mr. Spock's Music from Outer Space. He also provided voice overs for movies, television series, and computer games including the Ancient Mysteries series on the History Channel, Transformers: The Movie, The Pagemaster, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, and the computer game Civilization IV.

During his lifetime, he wrote two autobiographies entitled I Am Not Spock and I Am Spock and a collection of poetry entitled A Lifetime of Love: Poems on the Passages of Life. He also published books of his photography including Shekhina and The Full Body Project. He died from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on February 27, 2015 at the age of 83.

(Bowker Author Biography)