All told, the stairway scene in The Shining took a shocking 127 takes to film – which incredibly wasn’t the most of any single sequence in the movie, but obviously more than plenty. In retrospect it’s challenging to question Stanley Kubrick’s methodology, as it’s utterly perfect in every way, but the same time the harsh psychological impact of the work wasn’t inconsiderable, and that shouldn’t be ignored.

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