This program is hosted by teenagers.
They begin with a friendly and happy: "Hello Mr. Spock."
"I really kind of consider it a compliment because people believe in the character; and I always felt that an actor should try to make an audience believe that he is the person he is playing. So if people call me by the character-name that's all right with me."
Mr. Nimoy tells about how he got the role of Spock. "The one thing Gene Roddenberry had in mind for sure, was that he wanted the man to have pointed ears."
Star Trek II is out and "the audience is very broad and I think are really enjoying the picture".
When Mr. Nimoy started playing Spock, he was concerned because he didn't know what the character of Spock was really going to be. "But it worked out well because the character had developed dimension"
1979 Dec. 05
Introduction about the popularity of Star Trek. The host introduces Leonard Nimoy: .. and no character was or is more popular than Mr. Spock, played so impressively be Leonard Nimoy... You got 4,000 letters a week. What was the general thrust of those letters? Was it ‘I love you’ or did they ask you for something?
Hollywood News Conferendce & Convention
NBC News on ST I
Reporting Jim Brown on NBC News
"1941" is so far the most expensive film production ever made. From this film the letters "Hollywood" originate. Now we can expect another film this size which is based on a world-famous TV show: A "Star Trek" movie will be shown. 79 episodes have been produced since 1966. It has been translated so far into 50 languages and aired from 134 TV stations. 371 fan-clubs exist. 341 Star Trek publications are known of.
... "Tell us what the title is."
LN: "Star Trek – The Motion Picture," (laughing) "It is an odd title." (laughing again)
About "Vincent" which played in Wilbur Theatre
Production of WGBH, Boston
Producer: Richard Hellen
Director: Ann Steinetz
Technical Production: Tiit Koppel
Transcript from an audio tape from
(the beginning is missing)
[ ... stands for "shortened for length" ]
LN: ... I don't think that poets are supposed to serve any one specific function. ... There are some poets who interpret life for us. Ah, in a poetic kind of way, that's the way an impressionist painter gives us his impression of the tree.
1972 October 23
A KTFV interview-clip at Fairbanks
Interviewer: Asking political for a minute - Do you feel its fair for an actor or someone who is popular through his TV appearances to use that popularity to boost a political end?