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

Stanley Kubrick, Jack Nicholson, Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown, Kubrick’s daughter, Vivian, Continuity Supervisor June Randall, and others.

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Shelley Duvall and Danny Lloyd during continuity Polaroid.

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Stanley Kubrick and Shelley Duvall.

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Jack Nicholson on the exterior set of the Overlook Hotel at EMI Elstree Studios.

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Jack Nicholson on the exterior set of the Overlook Hotel at EMI Elstree Studios.

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Grip 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.

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Jack 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.

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Jack Nicholson posing for his final moment frozen in the snow.

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Jack Nicholson posing for his final moment frozen in the snow.

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Jack Nicholson’s personal working copy of the screenplay, on display at the California Museum in Sacramento, CA in 2008.

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

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