Great little piece about the making of the Marmite-mungous 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Keir Dullea: “The first day of shooting ended up being delayed because Kubrick didn’t like my shoes.”
Douglas Trumbull: “The orbiting space station ended up in a dump in Stevenage.”
Hal nearly had a cockney voice, which would have resulted in the eternal silence of interstellar space being shattered by things like “Oi, Bowman, put dose memmary benks beck NAAAOW, you TOILIT!”
It’s enough to make you toss your bone up (hurr)