Stanley Kubrick’s Annotated Copy of Stephen King’s The Shining

kubrick-shining-text-1Love it or hate it, the Kubrick version of Stephen King’s The Shining is a film to be reckoned with. Here is a piece of that film’s creation that I would love to just sit back and spend hours with:

The web site Overlook Hotel has posted pictures of Stanley Kubrick’spersonal copy of Stephen King’s novel The Shining, which is normally kept at the Stanley Kubrick Archive, but has been making the rounds in a traveling exhibition. The book is filled with highlighted passages and largely illegible notes in the margin—tantalizing clues to Kubrick’s intentions for the movie.

Read the full article and see more photos @ Open Culture.

February 8th, 2014 by
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