THE SHINING
Literature 1977. Written by Stephen King.
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BOGUS BUSINESS BUREAU
11A Wholesale Vegetable MartBBBFood StoresGrocery Stores

1A Wholesale Vegetable Mart
Grocery store where Halloran buys fruit in Florida.

2Business, Inc.BBBCorporationsCompanies

Business, Inc.
Chain of bike and appliance shops in western New England that Jack reads about while digging through the newspapers and the scrapbook he finds in the basement of the Overlook Hotel.

3California Land Development Corp.BBBConstructionDevelopment Companies

California Land Development Corp.
The name of the company that bought the Overlook Hotel from Horace Derwent that Jack reads about while digging through the newspapers and the scrapbook he finds in the basement of the Overlook Hotel.

4The Colorado LoungeBBBNightlifeLounges

The Colorado Lounge


5Colorado Sunshine, Inc.BBBConstructionConstruction Companies

Colorado Sunshine, Inc.
Company that Jack reads about while digging through the newspapers and the scrapbook he finds in the basement of the Overlook Hotel.

6Concerning the Black HolesBBBLiteratureShort Stories

Concerning the Black Holes
Jack's story that got published in Esquire.

7ContrabandBBBPeriodicalsMagazines

Contraband
Literary magazine that published one of Jack's short stories, the one about the child molester named Monkey.

8Dr. Bill EdmondsBBBHealthcareDoctors

Dr. Bill Edmonds
Doctor in Sidewinder Jack and Wendy take Danny to after he gets stung by wasps.

9Durkin's ConocoBBBRetailGas Stations

Durkin's Conoco


10Durkin's GarageBBBVehiclesAutomotive Services

Durkin's Garage


11Estes Park DailyBBBPeriodicalsNewspapers

Estes Park Daily
Newspaper Jack uses to researchthe history of the Overlook Hotel at the Sidewinder public library.

12Frank's Bar & GrillBBBDiningRestaurants

Frank's Bar & Grill
Bar in Florida.

13Fun Time Automatic MachinesBBBToysToy Stores

Fun Time Automatic Machines
Company that makes slot machines for the Nevada crowd, pinball machines and jukeboxes for the rest of the country. Jack reads about them while digging through the newspapers and the scrapbook he finds in the basement of the Overlook Hotel.

14Great BarringtonBBBAmusementAmusement Parks

Great Barrington
The name of the amusement park Tony told Danny that his parents were going to take him to for his birthday.

15The GreenbackBBBEntertainmentCasinos

The Greenback
Las Vegas casino that Jack reads about while digging through the newspapers and the scrapbook he finds in the basement of the Overlook Hotel.

16High Country InvestmentsBBBFinancial CompaniesInvestment Companies

High Country Investments
One of the companies that used to own the Overlook Hotel that Jack reads about while digging through the newspapers and the scrapbook he finds in the basement of the Overlook Hotel.

17Horace Derwent EnterprisesBBBCorporationsCompanies

Horace Derwent Enterprises
Previous owner of The Overlook Hotel that Jack reads about while digging through the newspapers and the scrapbook he finds in the basement of the Overlook Hotel.

18KMTXBBBRadioRadio Stations

KMTX
Central Colorado radio station Wendy and Danny listen to on their way to Sidewinder.

19The Little SchoolBBBEntertainmentTheater Productions

The Little School
The name of Jack's play.

20The Lucky BonesBBBEntertainmentCasinos

The Lucky Bones
Las Vegas casino that Jack reads about while digging through the newspapers and the scrapbook he finds in the basement of the Overlook Hotel.

21Mission Ridge Medical CenterBBBHealthcareHospitals

Mission Ridge Medical Center
When Jack and Wendy take Danny to the doctor in Sidewinder after he gets stung by wasps, the doctor tells them about a child psychologist that works out of the Mission Ridge medical center in Boulder.

22The Monkey Is Here, Paul DeLongBBBLiteratureShort Stories

The Monkey Is Here, Paul DeLong
Jack's short story about a child molester.

23Mountain View ResortsBBBTravelLodging

Mountain View Resorts
The name of the company that bought the Overlook Hotel from the California group that Jack reads about while digging through the newspapers and the scrapbook he finds in the basement of the Overlook Hotel.

24My Life in the 20th CenturyBBBLiteratureBooks

My Life in the 20th Century
Jack's nonexistent memoir he muses about when Wendy locks him in the pantry.

25Overlook HotelBBBTravelHotels

Overlook Hotel


26Red Arrow LodgeBBBTravelLodging

Red Arrow Lodge
Where Halloran goes to work after the explosion at the Overlook.

27The Red Eye LoungeBBBNightlifeLounges

The Red Eye Lounge


28Rocky Mountain Express Inc.BBBServicesShipping and Storage

Rocky Mountain Express Inc.
Delivery service receipt that Jack finds while digging through the newspapers and the scrapbook he finds in the basement of the Overlook Hotel.

29Rocky Mountain NewsBBBPeriodicalsNewspapers

Rocky Mountain News
Newspaper that Jack finds digging through the newspapers and the scrapbook he finds in the basement of the Overlook Hotel.

30Sidewinder GazetteBBBEntertainmentLibraries

Sidewinder Gazette
Newspaper Jack uses to researchthe history of the Overlook Hotel at the Sidewinder public library.

31Sidewinder Public LibraryBBBEntertainmentLibraries

Sidewinder Public Library
Where Jack continues researching the history of the Overlook Hotel.

32Sideys WarehouseBBBServicesShipping and Storage

Sideys Warehouse
Warehouse Jack reads about while digging through the newspapers and the scrapbook he finds in the basement of the Overlook Hotel.

33Speedoglide GliderBBBToysToy Vehicles

Speedoglide Glider
Glider toy Danny plays with.

34Stovington Preparatory AcademyBBBEducationBoarding Schools

Stovington Preparatory Academy


35Strange Resort: The Story of The Overloo...BBBLiteratureBooks

Strange Resort: The Story of The Overlook Hotel
The name of the book Jack plans to write about the Overlook Hotel.

36Surf Sand ResortBBBTravelLodging

Surf Sand Resort
Hotel where Ullman works during the Overlook Hotel's off season.

37Table Mesa Shopping CenterBBBRetailShopping Centers

Table Mesa Shopping Center


38Top Mark StudiosBBBMedia CompaniesFilm Production Companies

Top Mark Studios
Movie studio Jack reads about while digging through the newspapers and the scrapbook he finds in the basement of the Overlook Hotel.

39Writer's DigestBBBPeriodicalsMagazines

Writer's Digest
Writing Magazine.

40You Can Be Your Own Best FriendBBBLiteratureSelf-Help Products

You Can Be Your Own Best Friend
Book woman on Halloran's flight to Colorado is reading.

FICTITIOUS TIMELINE
41May 1DatesNo YearEvents

May 1
Jack Torrance agrees to look after the Overlook Hotel until May the first.

MAKE BELIEVE MAP
42Main StreetMapTransit RoutesStreets

Main Street
Road in Sidewinder.

43Peach LaneMapTransit RoutesLanes

Peach Lane
Road in Sidewinder where Larry Durkin lives.

44SidewinderMapUrban AreasCities-U.S.

Sidewinder
Colorado town nearest to the Overlook Hotel.

45StovingtonMapUrban AreasCities-U.S.

Stovington
Vermont city where the Torrance family lived prior to Jack being fired and moving to Colorado.

OTHER
46The area used for the Overlook Hotel's C...OtherTriviaQuestions

The area used for the Overlook Hotel's Colorado Lounge at Elstree Studios in England was later used for what scene by Steven Spielberg?
The helicopter scenes in Jurassic Park
Brody|s house in Jaws
The Well of the Souls in Raiders of the Lost Ark


47Jack Torrance OtherQuotesQuotes

Jack Torrance
Jack Torrance: You've had your whole fucking life to think things over, what good's a few minutes more gonna do you now?

48Untitled OtherThemes3-D


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49Untitled OtherThemesDiff|rent Strokes


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50Untitled OtherThemesSingles


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51What hotel was used for the Overlook's e...OtherTriviaQuestions

What hotel was used for the Overlook's exterior shots?
The Timberline Lodge in Mt. Hood, Oregon
The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado
Hotel Empire in San Francisco, California


52What was the Overlook Hotel bartender's ...OtherTriviaName Game

What was the Overlook Hotel bartender's name?
Lloyd
John
Dobbler


53Who's signature adorns the Louisville Sl...OtherTriviaQuestions

Who's signature adorns the Louisville Slugger baseball bat that Wendy uses to defend herself?
Joe DiMaggio
Carl Yastrzemski
Dave Winfield




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