G | | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.
The reason why the Discovery and the pods are powdery white, is from Kubrick's research of NASA's suggestions that spacecraft In the future would be manufactured from the non-ferrous properties of advanced ceramics.
Here you are, sir, main level please.
At the beginning of the TMA-1 sequence when Floyd and his party have descended into the excavation to examine the monolith uncovered on the moon, the face of Stanley Kubrick, present at the filming, is seen - just for a fraction of a second - reflected in the glass face plate of Floyd's helmet.
The traditional "roaring lion" logo for MGM was not used in this film. Instead, the newly designed corporate logo for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was used, along with the letters "MGM", all in white against a blue background.
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