Ahoy, squirts! Quint here with today’s Behind the Scenes Pic!
There’s a wealth of Shining images out there and I love each and every one of them. It’s the same for almost all Kubrick films, though. He had an amazing stills photographer (and sometimes was his own stills photographer) and I always find it fascinating to see glimpses of Kubrick the man instead of the stern, precise, obsessive icon that we all know.
This image, for example, shows Jack Nicholson and Kubrick having a little fun together. Did Nicholson take that little strip of paper away from Kubrick and Stan’s reaching for it back or is Kubrick just engaging in a lively conversation and was caught mid-hand expression? I’d wager it’s some version of the former.
Thanks to Craig Gulow for sending this one in. Click to enlargen.
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Tomorrow’s pic gets naked.