How they filmed 2001: A Space Odyssey
by Herbert Shuldiner
Popular Science, June 1968

The following article is taken from a popular US magazine about technology and science. Columnist Shuldiner tells the story behind the scenes of 2001: A Space Odyssey interviewing scientific advisor Frederick I. Ordway and writer Arthur C. Clarke. Technical innovations developed for the film and the state of the art work for building the starships models are described in detail, with the help of drawings by Bob McCall who served as conceptual artist and designed some of the film's posters.
A few months after 2001: A Space Odyssey premiered in theatres, Stanley Kubrick follows his work on promoting the film teasing the audience with press coverage about the technical complexity involved in producing his masterwork: as the magazine states, "an astronaut lost in space, moon cities, a voyage to Jupiter. And take a look behind the scenes of an amazing new movie that predicts the future."

Pages in the magazine: 62-67, 184-186
Actual size: 6.4 x 9 inches
Transcription for texts: NO

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