2001 Space Odyssey
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Arthur C. Clarke

In a scene from Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey,” Mission Commander David Bowman (Keir Dulles) inside the space pod, embarks on a mission to try and rescue the Astronaut Frank Poole (Gary Lockwood) who is drifting away in space. (File photo)
LARGER THAN LIFE: The British-born author lived for decades in Sri Lanka, where he died Wednesday. In May 1998 he teleconferenced an interview on the 30th anniversary of “2001. (Lee Salem)
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