"Supertoys - What Fun To Be Reborn", "Playboy" (USA), p.98+178-182.
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Brian W. Aldiss
Did You Know?
[on working with Stanley Kubrick
and Steven Spielberg
on A.I. Artificial Intelligence
(2001)] Kubrick was obsessed by Pinocchio. He wanted David to become a real boy. I thought that was skyfire -- I didn't think that was science-fiction. I don't know what you think of my career; I don't know what I think of it myself. But I'm certainly the only guy that sold short stories to both Kubrick and ...
After being drafted by the British Army in 1943 to serve during World War II, he joined the Royal Corps of Signals. In 1944, he transferred to serve in India, Assam, Burma, Sumatra, Singapore, and Hong Kong, experiences that later provided great material for his books and stories.