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A small correction:
 
According to the NFB database at www.nfb.ca, Stanley Jackson is the
narrator in "Universe".
 
According to IMDB, Douglas Rain is the voice of HAL 9000 in "2001:A Space
Odyssey".
 
- Rene
 
On Fri, 7 Mar 1997, Eugene Walz wrote:
 
> Universe was made by the famed "Unit B" group at the National Film Board of
> Canada in 1960--NOT for Expo 67. The directors were Roman Kroitor and Colin
> Low and the producer was Tom Daly. Kubrick used the narrator of Universe as
> the voice of HAL, the computer in 2001. Some consulting work was also
> provided by the NFB. Universe was, at the time, the largest-selling film in
> the NFB's ample inventory, with many sales reportedly going to NASA.
>
> Gene Walz
> University of Manitoba
>
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