from 2010: Odyssey Two
|The scenes below are from the motion picture 2010: The Year We Make
Contact, which was released in 1984 when Ronald Reagan was the occupant
of the White House. This was the Peter Hyams' sequel to the 1968 motion picture
2001: A Space Odyssey. It shows Dr. Heywood Floyd (actor Roy Scheider)
on a bench
adjacent to the Ellipse on the south side of the White House. In
these shots, his is seen chatting to the Chairman of the National Council on
Astronautics (NCA), Colonel Victor Millson, about the Russian spaceship Alexi
Leonov which is on its way to Jupiter to rendezvous with the
Arthur C. Clarke has a cameo role in this motion picture - he can be seen sitting
on the bench on the far left feeding the birds (11 minutes
into the movie). This may be missing in non-widescreen
presentations of this movie that have been panned and scanned or
Scenes from Arthur C. Clarke's
Arthur C. Clarke is seated on the bench on the left of picture
showing the south lawn of the White House.
As Dr. Victor Millson and Dr. Heywood Floyd chat, Sir Arthur
feeds the birds.
Drs. Victor Millson and Heywood Floyd.
Sir Arthur Clarke at left of picture.
Now fast forward (from 1984) to February 7, 2001 for other scenes taken
by Dr. Stuart A. Kingsley of
this south lawn White House location.