The Shining (1997)
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Episode #1.1 

Jack Torrance a struggling writer takes his wife and young son along with him to a live in job as a caretaker for the winter, at a sinister mountain hotel. Jack's son has psychic abilities which come to the fore during their stay.

Director:

Mick Garris

Writers:

Stephen King (teleplay), Stephen King (novel)
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Rebecca De Mornay ... Winifred Torrance
Steven Weber ... John Torrance
Melvin Van Peebles ... Richard Hallorann
Wil Horneff ... Tony
Pat Hingle ... Pete Watson
Elliott Gould ... Stuart Ullman
Courtland Mead ... Daniel Anthony Torrance
Cynthia Garris ... 217 Woman
Mickey Giacomazzi ... 2nd Waiter (as Micky Giacomazzi)
Tomas Herrera Tomas Herrera ... George Hatfield
Tim Perovich Tim Perovich ... Croquet Player
Kenn Solomon Kenn Solomon ... Basketball Player
Jan Van Sickle ... Al Shockley
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Storyline

Jack Torrance a struggling writer takes his wife and young son along with him to a live in job as a caretaker for the winter, at a sinister mountain hotel. Jack's son has psychic abilities which come to the fore during their stay.

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 1997 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In the diner scene, when Danny sends a psychic call for help to Dick Hallorann, the waitress Dick interacts with is played by Shawnee Smith, who played the role of Julie Lawry in the miniseries adaptation of Stephen King's The Stand (1994). See more »

Goofs

Watson mentions crosswinds from the Piute Mountains to the San Marcos Mountains. Those are in California not Colorado. See more »

Quotes

Dick Hallorann: [to Danny about his powers] Give me a blast.
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