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Old January 5 2013, 03:27 PM   #5
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Re: 2001 on the Big Screen

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
Mine as well.

Fun fact: The centrifuge set in the Discovery was 'real', in that it was actually built complete, all the way around, and rotated just like a real life version would.

I either didn't know that, or had forgotten that fact. There was an excellent book on the making of the movie that was in print, way back in the 70s, and it's likely that was mentioned. The book also contained various script elements that Clarke had written, but were ultimately left out of the film.
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