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Tech & Science A centerpiece of "2001, the Space Odyssey" for auction

03:25  30 june  2020
03:25  30 june  2020 Source:   20minutes.fr

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This was all capable through the making of the film , 2001 : A Space Odyssey . Stanley Kubrick wrote and directed the movie to his own intellectual This void represents the state of unconsciousness. There was nothing until the detonation of the cosmos and suddenly consciousness was brought into

Une pièce maîtresse de © Keith Hamshere / Getty Images A centerpiece of "2001, the Space Odyssey" for auction The very rare diving suit seen in the film by Stanley Kubrick will be put on sale during exceptional auctions on July 17 and 18 in Beverly Hills.

A rare spacesuit used on the set of "2001, the Space Odyssey" during a legendary scene from this cult film by Stanley Kubrick will soon be auctioned. Centerpiece of the sale organized in Beverly Hills on July 17 and 18, the astronaut costume is estimated between 200,000 and 300,000 dollars. It is all the more sought after as director Stanley Kubrick is said to have destroyed most of the props and costumes from "2001", considered a masterpiece of the genre, to prevent them from being used in other films without his authorization.

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2001 -A Space Odyssey : Like so many of my fellow advocates of pure quality raised to the screen, this is the greatest quality of them all. First, the content of 2001 is aimed at the highest intelligences upon earth-as a primary goal. Second, beyond the above rating of minds, 2001 was made to be a thrilling

According to Jason DeBord, head of the auction house Julien's Auctions which organizes the event, the only other major part of the film sold at auction was the space shuttle Aries 1B, which transported Dr. Heywood Floyd from the space station to at the moon. It had been acquired by the Academy of Oscars in 2015 for 344,000 dollars. The diving suit put under the hammer in July was probably used in one of the most emblematic scenes of "2001", when Dr. David Bowman (played by Keir Dullea) destroyed HAL 9000, a computer that has developed consciousness and decides to kill the astronauts to be able to accomplish the mission for which it was programmed.

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The costume had already been sold at auction in 1999 and has since remained in a temperature-controlled room. "It is as if it has disappeared from the face of the Earth," Jason DeBord told AFP. "2001, the Space Odyssey" was selected in four Oscars categories and won in that of special effects, thanks to the realism with which it represented space travel.

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Among the 900 other objects sold by Julien's Auctions include the piloting command used by Neil Armstrong during the flight of Apollo 11 to the Moon, estimated between 100,000 and $ 200,000, as well as a tailor-made glove designed for Armstrong. Less spatial but just as spectacular, the famous talking car used for the television series "K 2000", a Pontiac Firebird Trans Am from 1982, is also in the catalog, estimated between 100,000 and 200,000 dollars. Estimated between $ 20,000 and $ 40,000, Superman's red cape, worn by Christopher Reeves in the 1978 film, is expected to fly to Beverly Hills next month.

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