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Grady intervenes


BLACK FRAMES.

Superimposed over:

4 p.m.

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EXT. HOTEL - L.S.

Overlook Hotel in b.g.  Snow and trees in f.g.

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INT. HOTEL - FOOD STORE ROOM - M.C.S.

JACK asleep on sacks.  CAMERA TRACKS BACK.  KNOCK ON DOOR
OFF.  JACK stirs and rubs his eyes.  KNOCK ON DOOR OFF.
Jack sits up.

                         JACK
            Wendy?

CAMERA TRACKS BACK as JACK feels his R. ankle.

                         GRADY (OFF)
            It's Grady, Mr. Torrance.  Delbert
            Grady.

                         JACK
            Grady... oh.

JACK puts his hand up on shelf.

                         JACK
            Oh Grady... right.  Grady... er...

JACK stands up and moves R-L behind shelves towards door.
CAMERA TRACKS with him.

                         JACK
            Hullo Grady.

JACK moves R-L to door and leans on it with his hand.

                         GRADY (OFF)
            Mr. Torrance, I see you can hardly
            have taken care of the...

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M.C.S. JACK by door.

                         GRADY (OFF)
            business we discussed.

He moves back R-L from door.

                         JACK
            No need to rub it in, Mr. Grady.
            I'll deal with that situation as
            soon as I get out of here.

                         GRADY (OFF)
            Will you indeed, Mr. Torrance.

He puts his hand up to his head.

                         GRADY (OFF)
            I wonder.  I have my doubts.

He lowers his hand from his head.

                         GRADY (OFF)
            I and others have come to believe...
            that your heart is not in this,
            that you haven't the belly for it.

JACK laughs.

                         JACK
            Just give me one more chance to
            prove it, Mr. Grady.  That's all I
            ask.

                         GRADY (OFF)
            Your wife appears to be stronger
            than we imagined, Mr. Torrance.
            Somewhat more resourceful, she
            seems to have got the better of you.

                         JACK
            For the moment, Mr. Grady.  Only
            for the moment.

                         GRADY (OFF)
            I fear that you will have to deal
            with this matter in the harshest
            possible way, Mr. Torrance.  I fear
            that is the only thing to do.

                         JACK
            There's nothing I look forward to
            with the greater pleasure, Mr. Grady.

                         GRADY (OFF)
            You give your word on that do you,
            Mr. Torrance?

JACK nods his head.

                         JACK
            I give you my word.

SOUND OF BOLT BEING DRAWN & HANDLE BEING UNFASTENED OFF.

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Halloran en route



EXT. ROAD - NIGHT - L.S.

HALLORAN driving Snowcat forward along snow-covered road
between banks of trees.

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INT. HALLORAN'S SNOWCAT - M.C.S.

HALLORAN driving Snowcat L-R along road.

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M.S. Shooting from behind HALLORAN sitting cam.L through
windscreen, with wipers working, as he moves forward along
snow-covered road.  Trees on either side of road.

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"Redrum!"







INT. HOTEL - JACK'S APARTMENT - NIGHT - M.C.S.

DANNY moves away R-L towards his MOTHER asleep in bed.
CAMERA PANS with him.

                         TONY'S VOICE
            Red Rum.  Red Rum.  Red Rum.  Red
            Rum.

DANNY stops beside WENDY asleep in bed.

                         TONY'S VOICE
            Red Rum.

WENDY stirs in bed.  DANNY reaches out with his hand for
knife on table cam.R of bed.

                         TONY'S VOICE
            Red Rum.

DANNY holds up knife.

                         TONY'S VOICE
            Red Rum.  Red Rum.

He feels blade.

                         TONY'S VOICE
            Red Rum.  Red Rum.

He takes hand away from blade.

                         TONY'S VOICE
            Red Rum.

He turns away from bed and holding knife up walks L-R.
CAMERA PANS with him.

                         TONY'S VOICE
            Red Rum.  Red Rum.  Red Rum.  Red
            Rum.  Red Rum.

He stops by dressing table.

                         TONY'S VOICE
            Red Rum.

He picks up lipstick from dressing table.

                         TONY'S VOICE
            Red Rum.  Red Rum.

He turns away from dressing table.

                         TONY'S VOICE
            Red Rum.

DANNY walks R-L away to door - CAMERA PANS with him.

                         TONY'S VOICE
            Red Rum.  Red Rum.  Red Rum.

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INT. OVERLOOK HOTEL - JACK'S APARTMENT - NIGHT - M.S.

DANNY holding knife and lipstick at door.  WENDY asleep in
bed in b.g.

                         TONY'S VOICE
            Red Rum.  Red Rum.

He starts to write with lipstick the word "MURDER" IN
reverse on the door.

                         TONY'S VOICE
            Red Rum.  Red Rum.  Red Rum.  Red
            Rum.  Red Rum.  Red Rum.

He finishes writing word and looks at word.

                         TONY'S VOICE
            Red Rum.  Red Rum.

He turns and walks away to WENDY asleep in bed.

                         TONY'S VOICE
            Red Rum.  Red Rum.  Red Rum.

WENDY wakes and sits up with a SHRIEK.

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M.S. DANNY beside WENDY in bed.

                         DANNY
            Red Rum.  Red Rum.  Red Rum.

WENDY gets out of bed and takes knife away from him.

                         WENDY
            Danny.  Danny, stop it.  Danny!

                         DANNY
            Red Rum.  Red Rum.  Red Rum.  Red
            Rum.

WENDY puts her arms round DANNY and pulls him towards her.
She looks over his shoulder.

                         WENDY
            Eh...

She reacts - CAMERA ZOOMS IN on her face.

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M.S. WENDY's P.O.V.  The word "MURDER" written by DANNY on
door - reflected in mirror.  CAMERA ZOOMS IN on word.  SOUND
OF AXE STRIKING DOOR OFF.

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M.C.S. WENDY shrieks and looks cam.L.  She puts her hand up
to DANNY's head.

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"Here's Johnny!"



INT. HOTEL - CORRIDOR - M.S.

JACK swings axe at front door of his apartment.

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INT. JACK'S APARTMENT - M.S.

WENDY holding DANNY in her arms gets up off bed.

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INT. HOTEL - CORRIDOR - M.S.

JACK swings axe at front door of apartment.

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INT. JACK'S APARTMENT - M.S.

WENDY, with DANNY in her arms, looks about, then moves to
door with "MURDER" in reverse written on it.  She opens door
and goes into bathroom, with DANNY, closing door behind her.

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INT. BATHROOM - M.S.

WENDY, with DANNY clinging to her, closes the door.  Then
she bolts and locks it.

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INT. HOTEL CORRIDOR - M.S.

JACK swings axe at door and splinters a panel.

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INT. BATHROOM - M.S.

WENDY & DANNY move R-L from door to window.  She drops knife
in basin as she passes it.  CAMERA PANS with them.

WENDY unbolts window and raises the bottom part.

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EXT. HOTEL - M.S.

WENDY tries to force bottom part of window higher up.

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INT. BATHROOM - M.C.S.

DANNY clinging to WENDY looks over his shoulder as he hears
axe splintering door OFF.

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INT. HOTEL CORRIDOR - M.S.

JACK swings axe at splintered panel on door.

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EXT. HOTEL BATHROOM WINDOW - M.S.

WENDY looking out of window.

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L.S. HOTEL.  WENDY at bathroom window.  She draws back into
bathroom.

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INT. HOTEL CORRIDOR - M.S.

JACK swings axe at splintered panel on door.

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INT. JACK'S APARTMENT - M.S.

JACK pulls piece of wood away from splintered panel, and
looks through gap.

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M.C.S. JACK at gap in panel.

                         JACK
            Wendy, I'm home.

He looks down.  CAMERA TILTS DOWN - he removes a piece of
wood with hand and then reaches in and unlocks door.

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INT. BATHROOM - M.S.

WENDY, back to camera, lifts DANNY up to open window.

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EXT. HOTEL - L.S.

WENDY pushes DANNY out through open window onto snow.  She
lets him go and he slides L-R down snow.  He stands up at
the bottom, and looks up at WENDY at window.

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M.S. WENDY struggling to get out of open window.

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INT. JACK'S APARTMENT - M.S.

JACK, carrying axe, moves up stairs from open front door.
CAMERA TRACKS BACK with him.

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EXT. HOTEL - M.S.

WENDY struggling to get out of bathroom window.  She goes
back into bathroom.

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M.S. DANNY looking up cam.L at bathroom window.

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INT. JACK'S APARTMENT - BEDROOM - M.S.

JACK, carrying axe, walks away across Living Room into
Bedroom.  CAMERA TRACKS after him.

                         JACK
            Come out, come out, wherever you are!

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INT. BATHROOM - M.S.

WENDY trying to force window up higher.  She looks over her
shoulder, then puts her head down to open window.

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EXT. HOTEL - M.S.

WENDY tries to get out of open window.

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INT. BEDROOM - M.C.S.

JACK enters cam.R.  He stops at Bathroom door.  HE RAPS ON
DOOR.

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EXT. HOTEL - M.S.

WENDY with head out of open Bathroom window.

                         WENDY
            Danny, I can't get out!

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L.S. WENDY at Bathroom window cam.L.  DANNY at foot of slope
of snow looking up cam.L.

                         WENDY
            Run, run and hide.  Run, quick!

DANNY runs away L-R.

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INT. BEDROOM - M.C.S.

JACK at Bathroom door.

                         JACK
            Little pigs, little pigs, let me
            come in!

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INT. BATHROOM - M.S.

WENDY by open window.  She moves L-R to basin.  CAMERA PANS
with her.  She picks up knife and moves R-L to side of door.

CAMERA PANS with her.

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INT. BEDROOM - M.C.S.

JACK at Bathroom door.

                         JACK
            Not by the hair on your chiny,
            chin, chin.  Then I'll huff, and
            I'll puff

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M.S. JACK holding axe back to camera at Bathroom door.

                         JACK (CONT'D)
            and I'll blow your house in.

He swings axe back.

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M.S. JACK swings axe twice at Bathroom door.  WENDY SCREAMS
OFF.

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INT. BATHROOM - M.S.

WENDY standing at side of door.  JACK's axe appear through
door.  WENDY SCREAMS.  JACK's axe repeatedly appears and
splinters door.  WENDY screams.

                         WENDY
            Jack.  Please.  Don't... Don't...

Head of axe appears through splintered door.  WENDY SCREAMS.

                         WENDY
            Don't!  Oh!  Please

Head of axe appears again through door.  WENDY SCREAMS.

                         WENDY
            Stop!

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M.C.S. Splintered door panel.

                         WENDY (OFF)
            Jack!

JACK in b.g. swings axe at door and smashes away the
splintered wood.

                         WENDY (OFF)
            Stop it!  Stop it!

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INT. BEDROOM - M.S.

JACK swings axe at splintered door.

                         WENDY (OFF)
            Stop it!

JACK moves L-R to gap in splintered door.  WENDY SCREAMS OFF.

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INT. BATHROOM - M.C.S.

JACK's face at gap in splintered door.

                         JACK
            Here's Johnny!

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M.C.S. WENDY holding knife SCREAMS.

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M.C.S. JACK's smiling face at gap in splintered door.  He
moves backwards and reaches in through gap.

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M.C.S. JACK's hand in through gap in door to key on inside
of door.

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M.S. WENDY strikes down with knife.

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M.C.S. JACK's hand on key.  WENDY's knife slashes across
back of his hand, and withdraws cam.R.  JACK's hand moves to
gap in door.  JACK YELLS OFF.

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M.C.S. JACK's face at gap in door.  HE IS YELLING.  He looks
down and turns away from door.

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EXT. ROAD - NIGHT - M.S.

Shooting from behind HALLORAN sitting back to camera L.f.g.
through windscreen as he drives along snow-covered road.

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INT. BATHROOM - M.S.

WENDY at side of door.  She looks cam.R as she hears
HALLORAN's Snowcat approaching OFF.

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INT. BEDROOM - M.C.S.

JACK at Bathroom door - he turns round as he hears HALLORAN's
Snowcat approaching OFF.  He looks down cam.L.

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EXT. HOTEL - NIGHT - L.S.

HALLORAN's Snowcat moves R-L along snow-covered road.
CAMERA TRACKS with it revealing Overlook Hotel in b.g.

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INT. BEDROOM - M.C.S.

JACK looking cam.R.  He turns away to splintered door.
SOUND OF SNOWCAT OFF.

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INT. BATHROOM - M.C.S.

WENDY at side of door listening.

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