Have a look at these rare off-cam photographs taken at the set of one of Stanley Kubrick's cinematic ouvres, "2001: A Space Odyssey"!
The influential sci-fi epic “2001: A Space Odyssey” premiered on April 2, 1968, and is now widely regarded to be one of the greatest movies ever made. The behind-the-scenes photographs in these feature were collated by Retronaut; however, it only lists its own source as “Unknown,” neither was the photographer also identified. In any case, these give us a fascinating look at what went on off-camera at the set of one of the most revered films in history. Photos included are of the set, cast and crew, as well as Stanley Kubrick himself at work.
To wrap things up, we’ll leave you with this trailer for “2001: A Space Odyssey.”
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