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Making 'The Shining' (1980)

A look behind the scenes during the making of 'Stanley Kubrick (I)''s The Shining (1980).

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Vivian Kubrick
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jack Nicholson ... Himself
Vivian Kubrick Vivian Kubrick ... Herself (as Viv)
Terry Needham Terry Needham ... Himself (as Ter)
Stanley Kubrick ... Himself
Garrett Brown ... Himself
Danny Lloyd ... Himself
Scatman Crothers ... Himself
Shelley Duvall ... Herself
Michael Stevenson Michael Stevenson ... Himself
June Randall June Randall ... Herself (as Junie)
Gert Kubrick Gert Kubrick ... Herself
James Mason ... Himself
Brian W. Cook ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maxwell Craig ... Himself - Extra
Charlie Gray Charlie Gray ... Himself - Extra
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A look behind the scenes during the making of 'Stanley Kubrick (I)''s The Shining (1980).

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1980 (UK) See more »

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Eagle Film SS See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This documentary can be found on the 2-Disc Special Edition DVD of The Shining (1980), released in 2007. See more »

Quotes

Shelley Duvall: Look at this! All my hair, I pulled hunks of hair out!
Stanley Kubrick: [holding up solitary hair to the camera] Hunks of hair? OK...
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Connections

Referenced in Art of Darkness: A Night Gallery Retrospective (2002) See more »

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The Rite of Spring
(uncredited)
Written by Igor Stravinsky
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We finally get to see and hear Stanley!
20 November 2001 | by boris-26See all my reviews

Stanley Kubrick has been unjustly compared to Howard Hughes in regards to his public appearances. You never saw him on TV talk shows, or make guest cameos in friends' movies. This was the first time I got to see Kubrick actually move around and talk. Wow! Here's one of the most legendary filmmakers since Hitchcock, a super intellect who knew the puzzle behind 2001, loved chess and military history, and he has such a drab American voice. No Hitchcock drawl, DeMille comanding bellow, or Scorcese jitter-talk, just a flat, almost personality free "Uh.... Shelley, that was unconvincing. It was fake... let's do it again." You don't learn anything new about Kubrick's life, his shooting style, directorial style. His talented daughter has made an excellent little companion piece to dad's horror classic.


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