All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

Not only was it someone’s job to actually type all this up, the sound of Jack’s typewriter clacking was someone typing this phrase, so it would sound right. Kubrick was a stickler for detail.

This scene suggests that Jack was delusional from the very beginning.


The Shining (1980) directed by Stanley Kubrick, starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, and Danny Lloyd. Based on the novel by Stephen King.


The Shining (1980) directed by Stanley Kubrick, starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, and Danny Lloyd. Based on the novel by Stephen King.