Danny and Halloran Shine On. Shining or shining on is the phrase used by Dick Halloran to describe his and five-year-old Danny Torrance's ability to read minds and mentally converse with others who read minds. When Halloran talks to Danny privately he tells him: ... Me I've always called it shining.
In the book, the spooky events are set in Room 217, not Room 237. The Timberline Lodge, which was used as the hotel's exterior for some shots, is to blame for this swap. The Lodge's management asked for the room number to be changed so that guests wouldn't avoid Room 217.Nov 6, 2015
StephenKing.com - The Shining. Synopsis: Jack Torrance, his wife Wendy, and their young son Danny move into the Overlook Hotel, where Jack has been hired as the winter caretaker. Cut off from civilization for months, Jack hopes to battle alcoholism and uncontrolled rage while writing a play.
The Daily Beast looks at some of the battiest theories in Room 237. WARNING: Major spoilers ahead. When Stephen King wrote the original novel for The Shining—which was reworked by Kubrick for his screenplay adaptation—he based the haunted Overlook Hotel on the 140-room Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado.Mar 28, 2013
Dick Hallorann (Scatman Crothers) tells Danny (Danny Lloyd) that “shining” is, at its core, a fusion of telepathy and clairvoyance. Being able to shine means being able to communicate with others using the mind, and gives people the ability to see things that have happened in the past, or will happen in the future.Jun 8, 2015
If you multiply 2 by 3 by 7 (as in room 237) the number is 42. The Germans decided on the "final solution" to European Jewry in 1942. Therefore The Shining is about the Holocaust. The impossible path Danny takes through the Overlook Hotel.Mar 28, 2013
Although the film was shot almost entirely in the studio at Elstree Studios in Hertfordshire, England, where the hotel interior was constructed, the exterior of the 'Overlook Hotel' is the Timberline Lodge, Mount Hood in the Hood River area of Northern Oregon.Sep 7, 2014
“The Shining” is back in the spotlight now that King has finally published “Doctor Sleep,” his long-awaited book sequel. But Dan Lloyd, 40, who played little Danny Torrance in the classic 1980 film when he was just five, is a married father of six with no psychic powers and no regrets.Oct 7, 2013
The Shining mainly takes place in the fictional Overlook Hotel, an isolated, haunted resort located in the Colorado Rockies.
Joe Turkel is best known for playing Lloyd the creepy bartender -- opposite Jack Nicholson -- in the 1980 horror film "The Shining." Guess what he looks like now!Oct 31, 2012