The Shining


2h 26m 1980
The Shining

Brief Synopsis

Frustrated writer Jack Torrance takes a job as the winter caretaker at the ominous, mountain-locked Overlook Hotel so that he can write in peace. When he arrives there with his wife and son, they learn that the previous caretaker had gone mad. Slowly Jack becomes possessed by the evil, demonic presence in the hotel...

Film Details

Also Known As
Shining
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Horror
Thriller
Adaptation
Release Date
1980

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 26m

Synopsis

Frustrated writer Jack Torrance takes a job as the winter caretaker at the ominous, mountain-locked Overlook Hotel so that he can write in peace. When he arrives there with his wife and son, they learn that the previous caretaker had gone mad. Slowly Jack becomes possessed by the evil, demonic presence in the hotel...

Crew

Margaret Adams

Assistant

John Alcott

Photography

Barry Arnold

Props

Maurice Arnold

Camera Focus Puller

Bela Bartok

Music

Chapman Beauvais

Titles

Ron Beck

Wardrobe Supervisor

Lou Bogue

Gaffer

Michael Boone

Production Designer

Karen Brookes

Props Buyer

Garrett Brown

Steadicam Operator

Marlene Butland

Production Secretary

Milena Canonero

Costume Designer

Wendy Carlos

Music

Michael Charman

Boom Operator

Murray Close

Researcher

Brian Cook

Assistant Director

Emilio D'alessandro

Production Assistant

Barbara Dally

Makeup Artist

Richard Daniel

Sound Recordist

Tessa Davies

On-Set Dresser

James Devis

Camera Operator

Dino Di Campo

Sound Editor

Rachel Elkind

Music

Andros Epaminondas

Assistant

John Fenner

Production Designer

Robert Fryer

Producer

Len Fury

Construction Manager

Eddie Gordon

Grader

Jo Gregory

Production Accountant

Dan Grimmel

Video

Fred Gunning

Carpenter

Peter Hancock

Property Master

Jan Harlan

Executive Producer

Diane Johnson

Screenplay

Mary Lea Johnson

Producer

Herbert Von Karajan

Music Conductor

Jim Kelly

Rigging Grip

Martin Kenzie

Camera Assistant

Stephen King

Source Material (From Novel)

Jack T Knight

Sound Editor

Katharina Kubrick

Researcher

Stanley Kubrick

Producer

Stanley Kubrick

Screenplay

Michael Lamont

Production Designer

Ken Lawton

Wardrobe Supervisor

Dennis Lewis

Grip

Gyorgy Ligeti

Music

James Liggat

Casting

Ray Lovejoy

Editor

Philip Mcdonald

Props

Ray Merrin

Dubbing Mixer

Tad Michel

Consultant

Douglas Milsome

Photography

Douglas Milsome

Camera Focus Puller

Terry Needham

Assistant Director

Krzysztof Penderecki

Music

Pat Pennelegion

Production Secretary

Steve Pickard

Assistant Editor

Kelvin Pike

Camera Operator

June Randall

Continuity

Martin Richards

Producer

Peter Robinson

Camera Assistant

Edward Rodrigo

Props Buyer

Bill Rowe

Dubbing Mixer

Brian Rust

Advisor

Winston Ryder

Sound Editor

Jan Schlubach

Researcher

Ivan Sharrock

Sound Recordist

Danny Shelmerdine

Camera Assistant

Del Smith

Painter

Gill Smith

Assistant Editor

Larry Smith

Gaffer

Tom Smith

Makeup

Peter Spencer

Props

Gordon Stainforth

Assistant Editor

Michael Stevenson

Assistant Director

Tom Tarry

Plasterer

Leslie Tomkins

Art Director

Douglas Twiddy

Production Manager

Adam Unger

Assistant Editor

Leon Vitali

Assistant

John Wadley

Advisor

Robert Walker

Scenic Artist

Roy Walker

Production Designer

Ken Weston

Boom Operator

Barry Wilson

Set Decorator

Film Details

Also Known As
Shining
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Horror
Thriller
Adaptation
Release Date
1980

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 26m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States May 1980

Released in United States Summer May 23, 1980

Released in United States 1996

Released in United States May 1980

Released in United States Summer May 23, 1980

Released in United States 1996 (Shown in New York City (American Museum of the Moving Image) as part of series "Stanley Kubrick" August 10 - September 1, 1996.)