2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968) 7137

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Original MGM/ British Front of House card group Roadshow Cinerama Release 8x10 Very Fine Plus Eight cards

These are original roadshow MGM/CINERAMA British front-of-house cards for the Stanley Kubrick sci-fi masterpiece, 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968) starring Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, and William Sylvester. Based on the Arthur C. Clarke story called "The Sentinel," the film is essentially a story about evolution. Sometime in the distant past, "something" nudged evolution by placing a monolith on earth that imparts the knowledge of tool use to early humanoids. Evolution then enables mankind to reach the moon, where yet another monolith is "deliberately buried" and emits a signal aimed at Jupiter. Then, six astronauts (four in hibernation) and a very sophisticated computer embark on a journey to Jupiter in hopes of finding the source. The pace is slow with incredible attention to detail, which very realistically envisions the future of technology. The special effects that were pioneered for this film are still breathtaking by today's standards. Kubrick's use of a classical music score creates a haunting atmosphere of awe, mystery, and intrigue. The film was nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Director for Kubrick and Best Screenplay for Clarke and Kubrick. Kubrick did win the Oscar for Best Special Visual Effects. This group of eight cards (there are others - this is not a complete set, but rather a nice aggregate of cards) are in very fine plus condition. Absolutely authentic. MovieArt will sell no reproductions.

STANLEY KUBRICK - Director
Keir Dullea - Actor
Gary Lockwood - Actor
Leonard Rossiter - Actor
William Sylvester - Actor
Robert Beatty - Actor

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