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Description: In honor of actor Walter Koenig (Chekov in STAR TREK) receiving his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (ceremony on Monday, September 10), the American Cinematheque presents this program of TREK-related material. Koenig will be on hand to introduce the films and answer questions.
Special Ticket Prices: $15 General (including Students & Seniors), $11 Member.
“Roddenberry on Patrol” (2003, 14 min). A laugh-out-loud parody of “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry’s quest to find the inspiration for the show. With Dan Chase as Roddenberry and Walter Koenig as Mr. Lofchek.
“Spectre of the Gun” (1968, 51 min). In this classic episode from season three of “Star Trek,” Captain Kirk and crew are subjected to acting as losers in a bizarre reenactment of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. With Walter Koenig as Chekov.
Introduction by actor Walter Koenig, plus discussion with Koenig between “Spectre of the Gun” and THE WRATH OF KHAN. Koenig will receive his Hollywood Walk of Fame star on Monday, September 8!
STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN
1982, Paramount, 116 min, USA, Dir: Nicholas Meyer
Part one of the three-part story arc. The genetically engineered Khan, played with ferocious energy by Ricardo Montalban, escapes from a 15-year exile to exact revenge on James T. Kirk (William Shatner). Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols and the rest of the Enterprise crew must stop him from obtaining Project Genesis and using its power as a doomsday device. Screening format: DCP (STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN) |
Date: September 8, 2012 at 3pm