The Shining/gninihS ehT
Channel 4 (UK) is promoting their new season of 10 Kubrick films to mark his 80th birthday by recreating, or in reality, reimagining what a Behind-The-Scenes featurette would be like if The Shining had been made in our DVD-saturated era. Honest to blog, old man Stan already accounted for the Blu-Ray discs coming out this year, no wonder he archived all the production notes and bloopers for posterity.
The Making of [part 2/4]:
Still, the fluff piece highlights an ingenious “wink-wink” tracking shot standing in for “Kubrick’s point of view as he walks through the set, ending up in his director’s chair as the crew prepare to shoot the famous scene of Danny Torrance, the son of Duvall and Jack Nicholson’s characters, riding round and round the deserted corridors of the Overlook Hotel.”
For continuity’s sake, the actual scene after he rolls “Action!”