Orson Welles behind the scenes of Citizen Kane (1941)
"Gene Roddenberry got half the royalties for the Star Trek theme. Because of a contract clause that said if he wrote lyrics for a tune (even if they weren’t used) he would get a split of royalties. So even though Roddenberry’s incredibly silly and somewhat unsingable lyrics for the Trek theme were never heard on screen, he got a 50/50 split with composer Alexander Courage — something Courage was pretty upset by."
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