8kHz mu-law encoded Sun audio clips of HAL.
Instructions for the zero gravity toilet; the only intentional joke in the movie.
During the first week of 2001, various newspaper cartoonists paid homage to the movie. I collected all the ones I encountered.
Brendan Dawes' Cinema Redux explores the idea of distilling a film down to one single image by sampling the movie every second and generating an 8 x 6 pixel image of the frame at that moment in time, with each row representing one minute of film time.
These are 1280x854 screen-captures from the DVD, suitable for use as desktop wallpaper. If there's a particular scene you want, please email me.
A friend of mine, who owns this record, bought it at a local Goodwill store.
Google is hosting LIFE Magazine archive of photographs. There are about 50 behind-the-scenes photographs of 2001.
The movie premiered on April 2, 1968, at the Uptown Theater in Washington, DC.