STEPHEN KING'S THE SHINING
Film 1997. Written by Stephen King. Directed by Mick Garris. Starring Rebecca DeMornay, Steven Weber, Wil Horneff, Melvin Van Peebles and Courtland Mead.
Source Features: BBB (17) TIMELINE (16) MAP (4) OTHER (13) THEMES (1)
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BOGUS BUSINESS BUREAU
1The Big Happy Taxi BBBLiteratureBooks

The Big Happy Taxi
Danny's book.



2Boulder Creek Pharmacy BBBRetailDrugstores

Boulder Creek Pharmacy
Pharmacy in Boulder.



3Channel 7 BBBTelevisionTV News

Channel 7
TV News.



4Colorado Iced Tea BBBBeverage ProductsTea

Colorado Iced Tea
Bottle Wendy finds in Jack's study and takes a drink, checking to make sure it's not alcohol.



5Colorado Phoenix Inc. BBBConstructionConstruction Companies

Colorado Phoenix Inc.
Development company that rebuilds the Overlook Hotel.



6Denver Croquet BBBSportsSports

Denver Croquet
Version of croquet played with a larger ball, created by Horace Derwent.



7The Denver News BBBPeriodicalsNewspapers

The Denver News
Newspaper headline: Johnson Promises Orderly Transition.



8Gage Creed Orchestra BBBMusicMusicians

Gage Creed Orchestra
Band playing at the masked. Reference to character in Stephen King's novel Pet Sematary.



9Juanitas BBBDiningRestaurants

Juanitas
Restaurant where Dick Halloran works in Miami during the off season.



10Overlook Hotel BBBTravelHotels

Overlook Hotel
Nursing a life of sobriety and pulling in work as a writer, Jack Torrance takes on the job of looking after the Overlook Hotel, a large colonial building in a picturesque valley in the Colorado Rockies.



11Pero Hornet and Wasp Killer BBBMaintenance ProductsPest Control Products

Pero Hornet and Wasp Killer
Insect spray that Jack uses to kill the wasp next he finds in the roof.



12Red Rum BBBBeverage ProductsAlcohol

Red Rum
Word that Danny sees on the wall. According to Wendy, it sounds like something a pirate might drink.



13Rocky Mountain News BBBPeriodicalsNewspapers

Rocky Mountain News
Newspaper headline: Vegas Group Buys Rocky Resort.



14Sidewinder Congregational Church BBBReligionChurches

Sidewinder Congregational Church
Church in Sidewinder where Jack attends an AA meeting.



15Stovington Preparatory Academy BBBEducationHigh Schools

Stovington Preparatory Academy
School where Jack used to teach.



16Tavern BBBNightlifeNightclubs

Tavern
Bar in Boulder that Jack considers momentarily, shorlty before leaving for the Overlook.



17Village Medical Clinic BBBHealthcareMedical Services

Village Medical Clinic
Office where Wendy takes Danny to see a doctor in Sidewinder.



FICTITIOUS TIMELINE
18May 15, 1947 Dates20th Century: 1st HalfEvents

May 15, 1947
Date of newspaper clipping: Posh Mountain Resort Debuts 1947 With Stellar Guest Register.



19February 1, 1952 Dates20th Century: 50sEvents

February 1, 1952
Date of newspaper clipping: Millionaire "Calls it a Day" in Colorado.



20October 8, 1997 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

October 8, 1997
The Torrance family moves into the Overlook Hotel.



21October 20, 1997 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

October 20, 1997
Jack discovers a wasp nest while working on the roof of the Overlook.



22October 21, 1997 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

October 21, 1997
The Torrance family visits Sidewinder, where Jack attends an AA meeting and Wendy takes Danny to see the doctor.



23November 1, 1997 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

November 1, 1997
Jack delves into the collection of papers and photographs in the boiler room.



24November 2, 1997 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

November 2, 1997
Heavy snow at the Overlook. Wendy and Danny play in the snow.



25November 19, 1997 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

November 19, 1997
Danny comes close, but doesn't actually venture into Room 217.... yet.



26December 8, 1997 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

December 8, 1997
Wendy confronts Jack about their relationship and leaving the hotel.



27December 9, 1997 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

December 9, 1997
Jack sees the topiary animals move.



28December 20, 1997 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

December 20, 1997
Danny ventures into Room 217. Jacks tells Wendy about the smashed radio.



29December 21, 1997 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

December 21, 1997
Jack shows Wendy the sabotaged snowmobile.



30December 29, 1997 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

December 29, 1997
Wendy gets locked in Ullman's office while topiary animals creep toward Danny.



31January 4, 1998 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

January 4, 1998
Danny calls Dick Halloran for help down in Miami, Florida using his shine.



32January 5, 1998 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

January 5, 1998
"The last day". The final battle between the Torrance family and the residents of the Overlook Hotel.



33May 15, 1998 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

May 15, 1998
Scheduled date for the Overlook Hotel to reopen, which Dick and Pete discuss before departing, leaving the Torrance family alone.



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34Poplar Apartments MapResidential CommunitiesApartment and Condos

Poplar Apartments
Apartment building where the Torrance family lives in Boulder.



35SidewinderMapUrban AreasCities-U.S.

Sidewinder
Nearest town to the Overlook Hotel in Colorado.

36Sidewinder Pass MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

Sidewinder Pass
Road to the Overlook Hotel - as far as the snowplows go in the winter.



37Stovington MapUrban AreasCities-U.S.

Stovington
City in Vermont where the Torrance family used to live when Jack was a teacher at Stovington Prep.



OTHER
38Danny Torrance's middle name. OtherTriviaName Game

Danny Torrance's middle name.
Anthony
Chad
John




39Danny's friend's name, as well as his pl... OtherTriviaName Game-Animals

Danny's friend's name, as well as his plush dog.
Doc
Tony
Pup




40Danny's nickname.OtherTriviaName Game

Danny's nickname.
Bugs
Doc
Carrot Top


41Dick HalloranOtherQuotesQuotes

Dick Halloran
Dick Halloran: You ain't a pistol, Danny. You're an all-out atomic bomb.

42Dick Halloran & Danny Torrance. OtherQuotesQuotes

Dick Halloran & Danny Torrance.
My gram called it "shining on". The Bible calls it "having visions". And the scientists call it "precognition". But it all comes to the same thing, no matter what you call it.
Danny Torrance: Seeing the future.
Dick Halloran: One possible future. Because those things you shine on, they don't always come to pass. That's how it is for me anyway.




43Dick Halloran's car's name. OtherTriviaName Game

Dick Halloran's car's name.
Bessie
Ben
Happy




44Jack TorranceOtherQuotesQuotes

Jack Torrance
Jack Torrance: Pardon me for asking a stupid question, but aren't you dead?

45Jack Torrance OtherQuotesQuotes

Jack Torrance
Jack Torrance: Hey, sport - I'll be back.



46Jack Torrance OtherQuotesQuotes

Jack Torrance
Jack Torrance: Boo.



47Jack Torrance OtherQuotesQuotes

Jack Torrance
Jack Torrance: Congratulations, Dick. You're a Publisher's Clearing House winner. And here's your prize.



48Pete Watson OtherQuotesQuotes

Pete Watson
Pete Watson: Compared to Vermont, this place is the dark side of the moon.



49Rover OtherQuotesQuotes

Rover
Rover: No one gets past Rover.



50Untitled OtherThemesMAD


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