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Which starship designs were created for this film? -- Connor Cabal 16:09, 5 September 2007 (UTC)

I removed an erronous reference in the entry which claimed that designs for the film appeared on the cover of Starlog #2. That magazine featured no such cover. I also revised the entry to eliminate speculation, clarified notes on the production based on interviews for Philip Kaufman and material from the book The Art of Ralph McQuarrie, which discusses Planet of Titans and attributes the design of the Enterprise for that film to Ken Adam.DS9Sega

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I removed the following text as speculation:

While the actual reasons for Paramount abandoning the project are unknown, most likely it is because the executives didn't like either Bryant and Allen's or Kaufman's scripts. Some speculate that the studio thought moviegoers had had their fill of science fiction after Star Wars became a huge box office hit, but that the subsequent success of Close Encounters of the Third Kind altered their thinking: but this is mere speculation without evidence to back it up.

-- Renegade54 19:39, 6 February 2009 (UTC)

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Seems to me that this article needs a lot of work! As I recall, Philip Kaufman's story outline for this film is significantly different from the plot described in the "Summary" section of this page (pitting Spock against a Mifune-Klingon character, and ending with the revelation that Kirk and Uhura have had a child together!) The summary section should probably either be removed, with the info reworked into the article with appropriate placement, or should account not only for the scripted version of the film but also Kaufman's treatment. Also, a lot of the other info in this page is not really at all to do with Planet of the Titans, but much more related to other early ideas for the first Star Trek film, so the article also needs edited for relevancy. --Defiant (talk) 11:54, February 24, 2017 (UTC)

i might agree if it werent all cited and at the time relevant to the film, much like all the preproduction information that currently exists for Discovery or ST14.--Alan del Beccio (talk) 12:14, February 24, 2017 (UTC)

I think the difference is that no, it wasn't really relevant to the film... at any time; much more relevant to other articles, like The God Thing (which, technically, should have its own page), In Thy Image, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, etc. It's a bit like saying the launch of the Enterprise shuttle was relevant to the film because it took place at/near the time; obviously, we know otherwise. Besides, there are a lot of other facts missing from this page which were and are actually relevant to Planet of the Titans. --Defiant (talk) 16:56, February 24, 2017 (UTC)

Somewhat ironically, I found out the unveiling of the shuttle Enterprise was significant to the promotion of this film, so sorry for that mistake. --Defiant (talk) 00:51, February 26, 2017 (UTC)

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