Short Rundispatched to Detroit to shoot a sleek car of the future which was provided by, I believe, the Ford Motor Company. ... Using these as background plates for a normal rear-projection set-up, an actor and actress were seated in dummy ... In this way sometimes as much as a thousand feet of active, colorful, diagram animation could be produced in one day. ... The interior of the space station was a giant curved set over three hundred feet long, and sloping up at one end to nearly forty feet.
|Title||:||The Making of 2001, a Space Odyssey|
|Publisher||:||Random House LLC - 2000|