Artifact Details

Title

Letter from fan of "2001: A Space Odyssey"

Catalog Number

102695569

Type

Still image

Date

1977-12-27

Photographer

Frinzi, Joseph R.

Description

Digital scan of letter sent from a fan of the movie "2001: A Space Odyssey" to Allen Hawthorne, thanking Hawthorne for information and access to a preliminary script. Also depicted in the letter are two photographs of the letter-writer wearing a spacesuit that he created for the July 1977 Star Trek Convention, based on Hawthorne's design for the suits (including wrist-mounted computer) worn by the actors in "2001: A Space Odyssey."

Credit

Gift of Allen Hawthorne

Lot Number

X5643.2010