On_Space_Station_V,_Dr._Heywood_Floyd_places_a_videocall_to_his_daughter_on_Earth.jpg(497 × 200 pixels, file size: 15 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)


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Description This is an iconic image from the movie 2001: a Space Odyssey, where Dr. Heywood Floyd, on Space Station V, is both talking to and viewing his young daughter on Earth, after placing a videophone call to his home. It provides an important view of how technology came to be popularized in popular culture.
Author or
copyright owner
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie studios
Source (WP:NFCC#4) http://davidszondy.com/future/Living/picturephone.htm
Date of publication 1968
Use in article (WP:NFCC#7) Videophone
Purpose of use in article (WP:NFCC#8) To support encyclopedic discussion of this work in this article. The illustration is specifically needed to support the following point(s):

The image provides an important view of how videotelephony came to be popularized in popular culture. It is used to show the depiction of videophones in the noted movie, as discussed in the article.

Not replaceable with
free media because
Any image from the film would be copyrighted.
Minimal use (WP:NFCC#3) This is a low resolution image illustrating the popularization of videotelephony in an iconic film at a time when the world's first commercial videophone was being introduced by AT&T, the videophone provider which is also shown prominently within this image.
Respect for
commercial opportunities
It will not be used in a manner that is likely to replace the original market role of the original copyrighted media, and its low resolution format makes it very unlikely to be reused in a printed format.
Fair useFair use of copyrighted material in the context of Videophone//en.wikipedia.org/php/SummaryGet.php?FindGo=File:On_Space_Station_V,_Dr._Heywood_Floyd_places_a_videocall_to_his_daughter_on_Earth.jpg


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current05:48, 19 July 2017Thumbnail for version as of 05:48, 19 July 2017497 × 200 (15 KB)DatBot (talk contribs)Reduce size of non-free image (BOT - disable)
00:41, 4 January 2013No thumbnail720 × 291 (32 KB)Harryzilber (talk contribs)Uploading a non-free work, as object of commentary using File Upload Wizard
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