Scope and Content
Title: Robert H. Justman Collection of Star Trek Television Series Scripts,
Date (inclusive): 1966-1968
Collection number: 89
Origination: Justman, Robert H.
Extent: 8 boxes (3.4 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Shelf location: Held at SRLF. Please contact the Performing Arts Special Collections for paging information.
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Robert H. Justman Collection of Star Trek Television Series Scripts (Collection 89).
Performing Arts Special Collections, University Research Library, University of California,
"Star Trek" debuted in 1966 and ran to 79 episodes; it started with low ratings, but the
support of its audience and science fiction writers prevented its cancellation; the show
was launched by Gene Roddenberry with a format similar to that of "Wagon Train," a weekly
television program about pioneers traveling westward; over time Roddenberry and "Star
Trek" acquired a following of loyal fans, known as "Trekkies"; "Star Trek" reruns in the
late 1970s prompted the continued popularity of the series; Paramount Pictures produced
several "Star Trek" movies starring the original television series cast; Roddenberry
created and became executive producer for another television series called "Star Trek :
The Next Generation," which was set seventy-eight years after the final "Star Trek"
Justman was born in 1926; attended UC Los Angeles (1946-48); began his career in 1950 on
independent films and became an asst. director in 1953; affiliated with Herb Solow and
Gene Roddenberry and was hired as the asst. director on "The Cage," the first "Star Trek"
pilot (1964); was assoc. producer for the series and co-producer for "Star Trek"'s final
season; worked with Roddenberry to help create and produce "Star Trek : the Next
Scope and Content
Collection consists of original "Star Trek" scripts. Scripts include production
materials such as shooting schedules, cast lists, title sheets, special photographic
effects lists, and credits. Most of the scripts have Justman's name or initials on the
front cover and minor annotations or lines in the text.
Justman, Robert H. --Archives.
Television producers and directors --California --Los Angeles --Archival resources.