2001: A Space Odyssey

Scope and Content

This series contains material relating to the feature film 2001: A Space Odyssey, directed by Stanley Kubrick and produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM). It was released in 1968 and starred Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood.

[Joy created 13 table-top moonscape models, and worked with Bob Cuff on the matte shot of the pit.] It includes files and items consisting of a scrapbook, notebook, press cuttings, film frames, and artists equipment. It provides information on the methods for special effects, the development of design ideas, and the reception of the film.