[shining] This is Uncanny: Number-play in Stanley Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’‘If one needs further proof of Kubrick’s fascination with number play, the title page of his copy of Stephen King’s novel of The Shining is filled with Kubrick’s own handwriting as he works out creative ways to use the number 217. Room 217 was the number of the dead woman’s room in the novel, which Kubrick changed at the request of the Timberline Hotel management. His selection of 237 was not without forethought.’

Stanley Kubrick’s Number-play in The Shining

This entry was posted on Thursday, May 17th, 2012 at 8:14 am and is filed under Movies, Stanley Kubrick, The Shining.

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