40 Rare Behind the Scenes Photographs of Stanley Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’

the-shining-behind-the-scenesStanley Kubrick, Jack Nicholson, Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown, Kubrick’s daughter, Vivian, Continuity Supervisor June Randall, and others.
the-shining-behind-the-scenesShelley Duvall and Danny Lloyd during continuity Polaroid.
the-shining-behind-the-scenesStanley Kubrick and Shelley Duvall.
the-shining-behind-the-scenesJack Nicholson on the exterior set of the Overlook Hotel at EMI Elstree Studios.
the-shining-behind-the-scenesJack Nicholson on the exterior set of the Overlook Hotel at EMI Elstree Studios.
the-shining-behind-the-scenesGrip Dennis Lewis, Assistant Director Brian Cook, Camera Operator Kelvin Pike, and Camera Assistant Douglas Milsome set up a shot for in the exterior hedge maze set on the backlot of Elstree Studios.
the-shining-behind-the-scenesJack Nicholson posing for his final moment frozen in the snow. This side angle reveals the crude bracing system of wood and styrofoam that was built to hold Nicholson as still as possible for the lengthy shot.
the-shining-behind-the-scenesJack Nicholson posing for his final moment frozen in the snow.
the-shining-behind-the-scenesJack Nicholson posing for his final moment frozen in the snow.
the-shining-behind-the-scenesJack Nicholson’s personal working copy of the screenplay, on display at the California Museum in Sacramento, CA in 2008.

(Photos and text courtesy of The Overlook Hotel and Prop Store)

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