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The Making of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is a behind-the-scenes description of the creation of the second Star Trek movie, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.


From the book jacket
NEVER IN SUCH DRAMATIC DETAIL HAS THE STORY OF THE MAKING OF A GREAT MOVIE BEEN TOLD! And faithful, longtime Trekker Allan Asherman, author of the famous The Star Trek Compendium, interviewed dozens of the principals involved to capture the moment-by-moment excitement! The Early Inspiration – The Selection of the Director – Development of the Script – The Matter of Spock's Death – The Near Disasters and THE CREATION OF THE EXTRAORDINARY SPECIAL EFFECTS!

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The book also includes interviews with:

There are also synopses of the early drafts of the film's story as well as TOS: "Space Seed", behind the scenes pictures, a visit to Industrial Light & Magic, and a complete cast and crew credits list.