Fifty years ago, Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke set out to make a new kind of sci-fi. How does their future look now that it’s the past?
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Writer Arthur C. Clarke discusses his work on the film 2001: A Space Odyssey with Pacifica Producer Paul Anderson in 1968.
As 2001: A Space Odyssey is re-released in cinemas, Francine Stock presents a special edition on Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece. ‘My God, it’s Full of Stars’ were the last words of Dave Bowman before he journeyed through the Stargate, according to writer Arthur C. Clarke but it’s an apt description for this edition of The Film Programme. Francine journeys through time and space to uncover the mysteries of this 1968 classic. Searching for the mind of HAL. and lost alien worlds among the delights of the Stanley Kubrick Archive at London’s University of the Arts. Joining Francine on her voyage of discovery are 2001 chronicler Piers Bizony, former urbane spaceman Keir Dullea and the woman who built the moon! Other voices include production designer Harry Lange, make-up genius Stuart Freeborn, editor Ray Lovejoy, all now so much stardust, as well as those of lead ape ‘Moonwatcher’ (Dan Richter) & Stargate deviser Douglas Trumbull. Open the Pod Bay Doors HAL!
A fortnightly biography of an intriguing individual from British history. Each episode in the podcast is a biography selected from the Oxford DNB - the authoritative collection of more than 56,000 lives of men and women from around the world who have shaped Britain’s history.
Randi shares some stories regarding his friend Arthur C. Clarke and makes a comparison of Stanley Kubrick to Steve Jobs.
Special Arthur C. Clarke tribute show. The centerpiece is the short story "The Hammer of God" by Clarke. It’s read by Golden Voice awarded narrator Scott Brick with Gabrielle de Cuir. Plus Arthur C. Clarke speech at the 1965 Hugo ceremony. Also commentary by Vernor Vinge, Scott Brick and Stefan Rudnicki.
What does the future look like from the past? This exciting program with three people that could not better represent the intelligentsia of futurism circa 1970. This recording is from a radio program called “Sound on Film”, a series on films and the people who make them. This episode is entitled “2001–Science Fiction or Man’s Future?” Recorded May 7th, 1970. Joseph Gelman is the moderator.
At the time of this recording Arthur C. Clarke had recently collaborated on the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey with Stanley Kubrick. Alvin Toffler’s mega-influential book, Future Shock, is about to be published. And Margaret Mead is the world’s foremost cultural anthropologist.
An intriguing conversation that still has relevance today.
2001–Science Fiction or Man’s Future?
Something special for our first podcast.
This episode features Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, Lester del Rey, Frederik Pohl, and Gordon R. Dickson. Wow! five major SF writers. Four of them Science Fiction Grand Masters. And how they B.S. together. It’s wonderful to hear.
This was recorded in 1976 for the Ballantine Science Fiction Hour.
From the Science Fiction Oral History Association archive.
By Arthur C Clarke, dramatised by Mike Walker.
What is the secret at the heart of the space object known as Rama and why, years after the event, has Commander William Norton never spoken about what he found there?
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Mike Walker’s dramatisation of the novel by Arthur C Clarke, set in the 22nd Century.
When the mysterious space object known as Rama appears in the solar system, the crew of the SV Endeavour are sent to investigate.
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