Doctor Sleep, the follow-up to The Shining, is out in cinemas now and here’s a very cool series of Polaroids taken by Stanley Kubrick while he shot The Shining thanks to faroutmagazine.co.uk…
The Shining: Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) becomes winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping to cure his writer’s block. He settles in along with his wife, Wendy (Shelley Duvall), and his son, Danny (Danny Lloyd), who is plagued by psychic premonitions. As Jack’s writing goes nowhere and Danny’s visions become more disturbing, Jack discovers the hotel’s dark secrets and begins to unravel into a homicidal maniac hell-bent on terrorising his family.
Release date: 2 October 1980 (United Kingdom)
Director: Stanley Kubrick