The name of the spaceship in Silent Running (1971) was The Valley Forge.
It got its name from the location used for filming some of its interiors, a decommissioned aircraft carrier called the U.S.S. Valley Forge.
- Who were the cinematographers on 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)? Geoffrey Unsworth and John Alcott were the cinematographers on 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). Alcott was also Kubrick's cinematographer on A Clockwork Orange (1971), Barry Lyndon (1975), and The Shining (1980).
- What was the name of Gene Wilder’s character in Young Frankenstein (1974)? Gene Wilder's character in Young Frankenstein (1974) was Dr. Frederick Frankenstein, pronounced "FRONK-ensteen."
- How much was the option on Thomas Dixon, Jr.’s The Klansman, the book on which The Birth of a Nation (1915) was based? D. W. Griffith paid $2,500 for the rights to Thomas Dixon, Jr.'s The Klansman, the book on which The Birth of a Nation (1915) was based. Dixon also received a twenty-five percent interest…
- What did the X in Francis X. Bushman’s name stand for? The X in Francis X. Bushman's name stood for Xavier.
- Whose face was so unforgettable in the title role of The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)? Falconetti (Marie Falconetti, 1901-46), a French stage actress, starred in The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) by Carl Dreyer. This was Falconetti's only film.
- How much did the studios spend on converting their filming structures to sound stages? Between June 1928 and December 1929, the major studios spent about thirty-seven million dollars converting their filming structures to sound stages.