New PDF release: The View From the Bridge: Memories of Star Trek and a Life

By Nicholas Meyer

"Essential studying for any Star Trek and film fan."

while Nicholas Meyer used to be requested to direct the moment Star Trek movie, he was once anything below a real believer. A bestselling writer and winning director, he had by no means been keen on the television sequence. yet as he started to reflect on the charm of Kirk, Spock, et al., he learned that their tale used to be a classical nautical experience yarn transplanted into house and-armed with that insight-set out on his challenge: to revitalize Trek.

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Then, once at luncheon, perhaps, he got an eyeful of grapefruit juice. He associated the two ideas, and the result—a charming foolery. THE CREATURE: I doubt that he thought it out that way. I: Certainly not. But unconsciously he went through the whole process. How do you expect to learn your craft if you don’t analyze what has been already achieved? Then forget about it all and go after your own achievements. THE CREATURE: What do you do when you find places in the part where you cannot apply that “to be” of yours?

THE CREATURE: Stage action? I: Dramatic action which the writer expresses in words, having that action as the purpose and goal of his words, and which the actor performs, or acts, as the word actor itself implies. THE CREATURE: That is exactly what it is impossible to do in the talkies. I had a love scene, two and a half pages in the script, and when I was acting it I was interrupted eleven times. It took the whole day. My action was to convince the man who loved me that I loved him too, but was terrified by his father’s hatred of me.

I: Bravo! Bravo! As the director I’m through. With your help we have established the trunk or “spine”. Now, let’s turn to the sap. THE CREATURE: Meaning the author…? I: Exactly Is that nice? THE CREATURE: (Runs away from me, claps her hands, and laughs with the most childish satisfaction. ) I: We are even. Let’s continue, and analyze the words in terms of action. Let’s take your part. What did you do at the beginning of the play? THE CREATURE: I complained… I: …Bitterly and exaggeratedly… THE CREATURE: …I scorned and despised… I: …With the charming resolution of youth.

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