The Shining (book)The Shining (film)The Shining (miniseries)The Shining (opera)MiseryDoctor Sleep. Kubrick filmed the exteriors at Timberline Lodge in Oregon. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Pete informs Jack about Miss Massey. Today you can watch both King's and Kubrick's versions on a nonstop loop on the hotels Channel 42. Jack Torrance, his wife, Wendy Torrance, and son, Danny Torrance, arrive at the Overlook Hotel just as everyone is checking out. Film-makers built the interior of the hotel in Elstree Studios in Hertfordshire, England. Pomeroy disappeared during the assignment. Lobby. The vacant halls are patrolled by several wrathful and murderous ghosts. The Overlook Hotel, EMI Elstree Studios, Hertfordshire, UK. As you know, The Shining is set inside an eerie hotel. In the film, Stanley Kubrick's The Shining, the Overlook Hotel's exterior is represented by Timberline Lodge at Mt. Just as this happens, Dick arrives. However, the Overlook has remained a luxurious destination known for its sumptuous grounds and spectacular mountain view. He checked into the hotel in 1973 for a one-night stay with his wife, Tabitha. Wendy, Danny, and Hallorann escape the hotel just as the boiler explodes, destroying the hotel. Jack, Wendy, and Danny arrive at the hotel. There were several parts to the hotel. The “Here’s Johnny” deal is inspired by “The Shining,” the Stephen King horror novel turned into a Stanley Kubrick-directed film. As Dick makes his way, Wendy encounters Jack in the abandoned, ghostly Colorado Lounge. The family are given a tour, and Dick warns Danny about the hotel, before leaving them alone in the hotel. It was built by Freelan Oscar Stanley of Stanley Steamer fame and opened on July 4, 1909, as a resort for upper-class Easterners and a health retreat for sufferers of pulmonary tuberculosis. Danny witnesses this and screams. Where is the actual Overlook Hotel located? Mr. Ullman tells Jack about the hotel's history. On Closing Day, the Torrances arrive. Jack greets Mr. Ullmann and Bill Watson, who explains that Wendy and Danny are in the hotel somewhere. The Lobby is the grand front entrance in the Overlook Hotel. The fourth floor is often filled with the spectral laughter of children giggling and running down the halls. However, the staff at the Stanley are quick to point out that “there are never any reports of sinister or evil events happening here, because there are only happy ghosts at the Stanley Hotel!” Suuuuure. The real hotel in Colorado that inspired King to write the novel. The isolated but breathtaking atmosphere of all of these rustic lodges definitely wavers between hauntingly beautiful and hauntingly... well, haunting. Years after the events in The Shining, Andrew Pomeroy, an amateur painter, was employed by a magazine to sketch the ruins of the hotel. Mike Flanagan offers us a personal tour of the Colorado Lounge, pausing by the massive table near the entrance and noting that the typewriter that should be sitting there has been placed away in storage because it would be the prop potential thieves would want to steal. This is super apparent in "The Shining", Stephen King's novel which was adapted for the screen by Stanley Kubrick. Mr. Ullman warns Jack about the tremendous sense of isolation and cabin fever and also tells him about the incident with Grady, to which Jack brushes off and says he and his family will be fine. Well, producers filmed those scenes in Oregon. He enters The Gold Room and encounters a ghostly masquerade party. Certain locations were created strictly for the film. The exterior shots were filmed at Mount Hood's Timberline Lodge. Jack collects Wendy and Mr. Ullman and Bill Watson show Wendy and Jack the Colorado Lounge, their quarters, the hotel's famous hedge maze and the outside interior. Stanley Kubrick had an enormous set built at Elstree Studios which included the whole exterior of the Overlook Hotel. However, Danny tells Wendy that it was Miss Massey and Jack enters the room. The hotel and its surrounding structures are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. However, Jack starts to go insane and is told by Delbert Grady to "correct his family." The Overlook Hotel was a secluded hotel located in the Rocky Mountains. The hotel manages to murder Jack by brutally smashing his face in with his roque mallet. When Wendy tells him that a woman strangled Danny, Jack enters Room 217 and finds the corpse of Miss Massey behind the shower curtain. The interiors were filmed at a studio, but heavily drew inspiration from the Ahwahnee in Yosemite National Park. Jack Torrance is given a rundown of the boiler with Bill Watson (renamed Pete). Below you can find a list of each of them. The Stanley appeared in the 1990s King-sanctioned made-for-TV series version, as he wasn't a fan of Stanley Kubrick's atmosphere-heavy, plot-light take on his material. The film's Colorado Lounge is a near copy of the Grand Lounge at Ahwahnee. In a last shot, the hotel's rubble is seen, including the lobby, the playground and several other sections of the hotel. It possesses the reception area and leads to both The Gold Room and The Colorado Lounge . Constructed from 1936 to 1938 by the Works Progress Administration, it was built and furnished by local artisans during the Great Depression in the United States. They're given a grand tour by Mr. Ullman. The room he stayed in was Room 217, which is, to this day, the hotel’s most-requested room. The garish carpets, the tacky old furniture, the looming staircase, the chandeliers. The elevators and Lobby of both are also nearly identical. Danny is able to escape but Wendy isn't small enough to escape through the window and Jack attempts to murder her again, but Wendy slashes his hands with a razor, stopping him. The legendary Stanley Hotel is famous for its charm and history; located in beautiful Estes Park, CO. We offer four different Estes Park accommodation experiences including:. Jack attempts to murder her, but Wendy knocks him unconscious and locks him in the kitchen's pantry. All the guests and staff are gone, except for Dick Hallorann and Pete Watson. Because of this, the Overlook Hotel is an extremely haunted and evil place. Danny is told by Hallorann, the hotel's chef, that the Overlook has a dark history and warns him to stay out of Room 217. Over the years, every single room in the hotel has experienced something strange, from clothes being mysteriously unpacked, to items moving on their own, and lights turning themselves on and off. King might not have been crazy, though. When the place was built in 1907, there was very little interest in winter sports. Danny starts seeing more terrifying visions and the topiary animals come to life. Did you know: If you use the Roadtrippers mobile app, your trips will instantly auto-sync over... Ready for navigation and good times! Danny enters Room 217 one day and finds a corpse in the bath, which smiles at him and tries to strangle him. Timberline Lodge was dedicated September 28, 1937, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Wendy and Jack are shown The Gold Ballroom and meet Dick Hallorann. The exterior of the Overlook Hotel where Jack takes his son and wife to work as an off-season caretaker is the Timberline Lodge in Kubrick 's The Shining. Today you can watch both King's and Kubrick's versions on a nonstop loop on the hotel’s Channel 42. Built during the Great Depression as a WPA project, it features year-round skiing, a heated hot tub, and incredible rustic cabin vibes. The Torrances find themselves grateful for looking after the hotel. The Shining - Skulking in the empty hotel. There are several impossible shots in the film. The Overlook in Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. Jack Torrance, his wife, and their kid move into a secluded and completely eerie mountain resort called the Overlook Hotel to care for it while it closes for the winter. The elegant pitch-roofed facade of Timberline Lodge seems very familiar and there’s a reason for that. The Overlook Hotel was a secluded hotel located in If you're worried about getting snowed in and being driven mad by cabin fever, just stop by for a drink in the bar. As a noun it means a commanding position or view. The interiors of the Overlook are based heavily on the Ahwahnee Hotel at Yosemite. Jack meets Delbert Grady and Delbert tells Jack he must "correct his family." and Flora Stanley, as a secluded, grand mountain resort. Location. DEN OF GEEK – We visited the set of Doctor Sleep, the sequel to The Shining, and got a look at the movie’s version of the Overlook Hotel! Soon enough, the ghost of Mrs. Massey lures Danny to her room and strangles Danny. During the hotel's history, it was the site of many unsavory activities including suicides, gangland hits, and many suspicious changes of ownership. Type. The actual hotel was used in the 1997 television miniseries. This, however, doesn't last long when Danny goes into a trance and wasps attack him from their nest which are resurrected by the ghosts when a bug bomb had been detonated in the nest. The Shining Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. During its history it was the site of many unsavory activities, including suicides, gangland hits, and many suspicious changes of ownership, yet the hotel remained a luxurious destination known for its sumptuous grounds and spectacular mountain view. Jack later goes outside with Mr. Ullman. In the movie this is an easy question to answer. Jack flees the room, frightened, and the room is not entered again. As the snow settles in, Jack gets irritable and nasty, Wendy starts to get lonely and Danny experiences terrifying visions, meeting The Grady Girls at last. But everything else is there. Frequently Asked Questions in "The Shining" Wednesday, October 22, 2008. The Stanley appeared in the 1990s King-sanctioned made-for-TV series version, as he wasn't a fan of Stanley Kubrick's atmosphere-heavy, plot-light take on his material. However, what about the exterior shots of the Overlook Hotel!? Hood in Oregon. Though the Stanleys have passed, many believe they never actually left. The Overlook Hotel is a fictional hotel featured in The Shining multimedia franchise. The Shining was inspired by these events and the overall experience of being secluded in the grand resort hotel alone. Jack goes to the lobby, and hears music. Jack enters Room 237, and just like in the past, Mrs. Massey seduces Jack, until morphing into an ugly woman and chases Jack out of the room. Tall tales, trip guides, & the world's weird & wonderful. Okay, so most of the filming for The Shining took place in England at a studio. In the miniseries, the Overlook hotel was filmed at The Stanley Hotel, the real life hotel Stephen King wrote about when he conceived the idea for the original story. Later on in 1982, his body was found inside the ruins of the hotel, no one knowing how it was possible. It is a mountain lodge located in Mount Hood about 90 km / 60 mi from Portland. A sequel to the film (and based on the book of the same name), Doctor Sleep, is set to hit theaters in November. In the novel The Shining, it's revealed that the Overlook was built between the years of 1907 and 1909 by a man named Robert Townley Watson, grandfather of the current maintenance man, Pete Watson. The Overlook Hotel was a secluded hotel located in the Rocky Mountains. Wendy, hysterical, blames Jack. A funeral procession passes us on the left, as we ride a shuttle to Blackhall Studios in Atlanta, the soundstages where Doctor Sleep, the sequel to The Shining… On Set Cinema‘s next destination is Government Camp, Oregon, the location of the infamous Overlook Hotel (exteriors) from Stanley Kubrick‘s adaptation of Stephen King‘s The Shining. The interior design of the Ahwahnee is actually pretty distinctive, especially where "parkitecture" is concerned: it's got the natural wood and stone look of most other National Park Service lodges, but the interior almost featured a Mayan revival motif, as designed by Henry Lovins. So we've seen inspiration from the Rockies and Yosemite... but to throw another park into the mix, the opening scene was filmed along the famously stunning Going-to-The-Sun Road in Glacier National Park in Montana. Though she wasn’t killed, the room where it happened, Room 217, has become a hotbed of paranormal activity. Today, the hotel includes a restaurant, spa, and bed-and-breakfast; with pan… It's also haunted by both poltergeists and demons. Furious, Jack enters The Gold Room and is served a drink by a ghost. The Timberline Lodge sits high on the shoulder of one of the most iconic mountain peaks in the Pacific Northwest and served as the filming location … Around them, several cleaners clean the hotel and heaps of staff members depart the hotel with their luggage and also help to clean the hotel. Haunted events have been recorded at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, since as far back as 1911, when Ms. Elizabeth Wilson, a housekeeper, was electrocuted during a lightening storm. The Shining is considered one of the most significant films in history. Sadly, the hedge maze from the movie was filmed at the studio, but the Stanley has one now in honor of the novel! After Danny has a terrifying vision about blood coming out of the hotel's elevator, Wendy calls a nurse, to which she says that the family will be fine in the hotel. Wendy, upset and distraught, tells Jack they must leave the hotel for Danny's health and sake, to which Jack loses it at her, angered that she wants to leave and not finish the caretaking job. Mr. Stanley has been reported as hovering behind employees at the reception desk, and Mrs. Stanley can still be heard playing piano in the hotel’s music room. The hotel is most recognized as the hotel that was used for the exterior hotel shots for the Stanley Kubrick version of The … In horror books and movies, setting is everything. Timberline Lodge is a mountain lodge on the south side of Mount Hood in Clackamas County, Oregon, about 60 miles east of Portland, Oregon. Click to find a great deal for this hotel. The best of Roadtrippers - hand picked by our team! The elevators a… We check out one of the filming locations of the Shining, the Timberline Lodge in Oregon. But Danny is hiding dark secrets, and soon starts to see terrifying visions and ghosts. Just try to get some sleep if you happen to stay in one, and ignore any nightmares! Both Wendy and Jack are extremely happy with their new lives. It feels complete. As for Kubrick's version, it was not filmed at the Stanley. The operatic version of The Shining features an Overlook Hotel whose changeable stage built set was created by artist Ethan Rom. Stanley Kubrick ’s very free adaptation of the Stephen King novel sees blocked writer Jack Torrance ( Jack Nicholson) going barmy in a creepy snowbound hotel. The Stanley Hotel is a 142-room Colonial Revival hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, United States, about five miles from the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. The Shining (miniseries) The Shining (opera) General Information. Delbert unlocks the door and Jack goes upstairs to their quarters, chops down the door with the ax and enters. Although we called that particular (very anonymous!) The hotel that inspired Stephen King to pen the novel is The Stanley in Estes Park, CO just outside Rocky Mountain National Park. Jack slowly starts to go crazy and the ghost of the previous caretaker convinced him to kill his wife and son so that the hotel can inherit Danny's power. Wendy finds Jack, terrified, and tells him about the woman that strangled Danny. He finds nothing but hears the footsteps of Miss Massey coming towards him. Fortuitously, they were the only guests at the hotel that night. As the wind howls outside, Jack walks through the hotel with his ax and hides in the lobby as Dick enters. It has been noticed that from scene to scene the layout of the Overlook changes. At first, the hotel seems to be a blessing to them and Wendy claims this is the happiest she has ever been. It’s here that Flanagan tells us about huntin… Danny calls to Hallorann for help with his Shining, and he comes. Wendy accuses Jack, and he enters the bar, and is served a drink by a ghost. And this site was chosen for its seclusion and scenic beauty. The Stanley Hotel was originally opened in 1909, by Massachusetts couple F.O. The Shining was a fictional tale but the setting was inspired by the true hauntings within Colorado's Stanley Hotel. The cast of "The Shining" didn't actually visit any of the hotels mentioned above during filming. As seen in both Stephen King's novel and Stanley Kubrick's film, The Shining's Overlook Hotel isn't just one place. Outside, the hotel is full of families enjoying themselves, such as riding ponies, playing croquet, and relaxing at the patio. Eventually, Danny escapes the hedge maze by tricking his father. The film's Colorado Lounge is a near copy of the Grand Lounge at Ahwahnee. Wendy finds him and the two escape in Dick's snowmobile, leaving Jack to freeze to death in the hedge maze. Wendy, terrified, tries to find her son so they can leave. Danny enters Room 217 and is strangled by Miss Massey. As she does so, the hotel starts to show it's true evil when ghosts show up and terrify Wendy. Jack soon starts to become restless and Danny soon sees frightening visions. Ultimately, the look blends Art Deco, Native American, and Arts and Crafts elements with a touch of Middle Eastern flair. Doctor Sleep Filming Locations: Frazier (New Hampshire) and the The Overlook Hotel Posted by Ra Moon The sequel of one of the best horror movies of all time, Stanley Kubrick's The Shining (1980), comes to cinemas almost 40 years later. A month later, the Torrances are settling in and Wendy and Danny explore the empty hotel, while jack slowly goes insane, losing it at Wendy one night while she talks to him. The Torrances try to make the most of their stay, including decorating the hotel to their liking. Mr. Ullman tells Jack and Wendy that the hotel is built on an Indian burial ground. Overlook Hotel. Both book and film delve into the tricks the mind can play on those susceptible to paranoia, fear and violence when trapped and cut off from the real, rational and sane world. Jack Torrance arrives at The Overlook Hotel for an interview with Mr. Ullman and Bill Watson. They pretty much had the run of the place, but King wasn’t convinced they were actually alone. In The Shining, many things are overlooked: past murders at the hotel, leaving the hotel in the possession of an abusive alcoholic, and checking the boilers, among many other things. Anything you plan or save automagically syncs with the apps, ready for you to hit the road! The Shining mainly takes place in the fictional Overlook Hotel, an isolated, haunted resort hotel located in the Colorado Rockies. He flees, terrified. Danny, terrified, calls Dick Hallorann to come. The Overlook Hotel is a fictional hotel featured in The Shining multimedia franchise. Dick telepathically asks Danny if he wants ice cream and warns him about the hotel's ghosts and to stay out of Room 237. He is found by Wendy, who blames Jack. He is able to murder Dick with the ax.