Re: 2001's gospel message

Joel Duff (joelduff@nls.net)
Sat, 06 Nov 1999 07:37:34 -0800

At 07:48 PM 11/6/99 +1100, you wrote:
>Arthur C Clarke writes very fondly of his colloberation with Kubrick in his
>essay "Son of Dr Strangelove or, how I learned to stop worrying and love
Stanley
>Kubrick" (published in "Report on Planet Three, Golancz, 1972). As Clarke
tells
>the story, the book and the film developed in parallel. The joint creative
>process was not without pain, however Clarke said somewhere that the movie
can
>be described as by Kubrick and Clarke, and the book as by Clarke and Kubrick.
>Clarke's fascinating book "The lost worlds of 2001" (Sidgwick and Jackson
1972)
>illustrates the process by which the story gradually was refined into its
final
>form(s).

Jonathan,

Very interesting. Thanks for pointing this out to me. I have read so many
times about the supposed antagonism but since I can not say how good the
sources are I will be careful in repeating this possible yarn next time.
I'll have to check out the book you speak of.

Joel