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Family drive


BLACK FRAMES.

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CLOSING DAY.

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EXT. COLORADO MOUNTAINS - DAY - L.S.

High Angle Trees on side of Mountain - CAMERA TRACKS FORWARD
over them to Jack's car moving away along road.

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INT. JACK'S CAR - DAY - M.S.

WENDY sitting beside JACK as he drives along Mountain Road.
DANNY, between them, is leaning on backs of their seats.
WENDY yawns.

                         WENDY
            Boy, we must be really high up.
            The air feels so different.

                         JACK
            Uh...huh.

                         DANNY
            Dad?

                         JACK
            Yes?

                         DANNY
            I'm hungry.

                         JACK
            Well you should have eaten your
            breakfast.

                         WENDY
            We'll get something as soon as we
            get to the hotel, okay?

                         DANNY
            Okay, Mom.

                         WENDY
            Hey, wasn't it around here that the
            Donner party got snowbound?

                         JACK
            I think that was farther west in
            the Sierras.

                         DANNY
            What was the Donner party?

                         JACK
            There were a party of settlers in
            the covered wagon times.  They got
            snowbound one winter in the
            mountains.  They had to resort to
            cannabilism in order to stay alive.

                         DANNY
            You mean they ate each other up?

                         JACK
            They had to, in order to survive.

                         WENDY
            Jack...

                         DANNY
            Don't worry, Mom.  I know all about
            cannabilism, I saw it on T.V.

                         JACK
            See, it's okay.  He saw it all on
            the television.

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The tour


EXT. COLORADO MOUNTAINS - DAY - L.S.

High Angle JACK's car moving away along road on side of
mountain - CAMERA TRACKS after it.

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EXT. OVERLOOK HOTEL - DAY - L.S.

Cars parked in front of Hotel.

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INT. OVERLOOK HOTEL/LOBBY - M.L.S.

Man cleaning floor.  CAMERA TRACKS L-R.  WATSON & ULLMAN
walk forward from b.g.

                         ULLMAN
            What time does the plane leave?

                         WATSON
            Eight thirty.

                         ULLMAN
            Well, that still gives up plenty of
            time to go over everything first.

Two Girls carrying luggage enter cam.R and walk away to b.g.

                         GIRLS
            Goodbye Mr. Ullman.

                         ULLMAN
            Goodbye.

ULLMAN & WATSON walk L-R to JACK sitting in chair.

                         ULLMAN
            Good morning Jack.  I hope you
            haven't been waiting too long.

                         JACK
            No problem.  In fact we had time to
            grab a bite to eat.

JACK stands up.

                         ULLMAN
            Good.  Glad you made it before they
            shut down the kitchen.  Is your
            family having a look around?

                         JACK
            No, my son's discovered the games
            room.

                         ULLMAN
            Oh... Has your luggage been brought
            in?

JACK points to luggage.

                         JACK
            Right there.

                         ULLMAN
            Oh fine.  Well in view of all the
            ground that we to cover today, I
            suggest we go and have a quick look
            at your apartment and then get
            started straight away.

ULLMAN turns to WATSON.

                         ULLMAN
            Bill, would you have the Torrances'
            things brought in their apartment.

                         WATSON
            Fine.

WATSON walks out cam.L.

                         JACK
            I'd better collect my family first.

                         ULLMAN
            Oh...

ULLMAN laughs and they move out cam.L.

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Colorado Lounge
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INT. HOTEL/COLORADO LOUNGE - DAY - M.L.S.

ULLMAN, followed by WENDY, JACK & WATSON, moves out of lift
cam.R.  They walk R-L across Lounge.  CAMERA TRACKS with them.

                         ULLMAN
            This is our Colorado Lounge.

                         WENDY
            Oh, it's beautiful.
                   (to Jack)
            My God, this place is fantastic,
            isn't it hon?

                         JACK
            Sure is.




                         WENDY
            God, I've never seen anything like
            this before.  Are all of these
            Indian designs authentic?

                         ULLMAN
            Yes, I believe they are based
            mainly on Navajo and Apache motifs.

                         WENDY
            Oh well they're really gorgeous.
            As a matter of fact this is probably
            the most gorgeous hotel I've ever
            seen.

ULLMAN laughs.

                         ULLMAN
            Oh this old place has had an
            illustrious past.  In its heyday it
            was one of the stopping places for
            the jet set,

They reach corner and turn, walking towards camera.

                         ULLMAN (CONT'D)
            even before anybody knew what a jet
            set was.  We've had four presidents
            who stayed here, lots of movie stars.

                         WENDY
            Royalty?

                         ULLMAN
            All the best people.

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The Grady Girls





INT. HOTEL GAMES ROOM - DAY - M.C.S.

DANNY throwing darts - CAMERA TRACKS BACK & PANS L-R with
him as he walks to the dartboard.  He climbs up on chair and
pulls two darts out.  He looks cam.L.  CAMERA ZOOMS IN on him.

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M.S. Two GRADY girls, holding hands, standing near open door.

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M.C.S. DANNY.

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M.S.  Two GRADY girls, holding hands.  They look at one
another, then turn and exit out through open doorway.

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M.C.S. DANNY.

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The Apartment
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INT. HOTEL/CARETAKER'S APARTMENT CORRIDOR - DAY - M.S.

ULLMAN leads WENDY & JACK forward along corridor to
Caretaker's Apartment.

                         ULLMAN
            This is the staff wing of the hotel.
            None of the other bedrooms are
            heated during the winter.

                         WENDY
            Oh!

Two Girls carrying bags enter from cam.L.

                         GIRLS
            Goodbye Mr. Ullman.

                         ULLMAN
            Goodbye girls.

ULLMAN waves to Girls and moves cam.R into JACK's apartment.
WENDY & JACK follow him.

                         ULLMAN
            And here are your quarters.

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INT. HOTEL/JACK'S APARTMENT - DAY - M.S.

ULLMAN, followed by WENDY and JACK, move up steps.  ULLMAN
points to open door cam.R.

                         ULLMAN
            Living Room, bedroom, bathroom, and
            a small bedroom for your son.

JACK leans forward and looks in small bedroom cam.L.  He
turns and looks cam.R. at ULLMAN.

                         JACK
            Perfect for a child.

                         WENDY
            Yeah.

                         ULLMAN
            Yes.

They move into apartment.  JACK & WENDY move away through
living room into bedroom - CAMERA TRACKS FORWARD after them.


                         ULLMAN (OFF)
            Well the place is very nicely self-
            contained, easy to keep.

JACK feels bed.

                         JACK
            Cosy.

JACK & WENDY move away and enter bathroom - CAMERA TRACKS
after them.

                         ULLMAN (OFF)
            Yes, very cosy for a family, and if
            you feel like spreading out you
            have the rest of the hotel to move
            around in.

                         JACK
            Well, it's very... homely.

                         WENDY
            Yeah.

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The Maze/Snowcat
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EXT. HOTEL/THE MAZE - DAY - L.S.

ULLMAN leading WENDY, JACK & WATSON R-L along outside of
Maze.  CAMERA TRACKS & PANS with them.

                         ULLMAN
            This is our famous hedge maze.
            It's quite an attraction around
            here.  The walls are thirteen feet
            high and the hedges are about as
            old as the hotel itself.  It's a
            lot of fun,

They walk from end of Maze towards Hotel in b.g.

                         ULLMAN (CONT'D)
            but I wouldn't go in there unless I
            had an hour to spare to find my way
            out.

Laughter.

                         WENDY
            When was the Overlook built?

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M.L.S. ULLMAN leads WENDY, JACK & WATSON L-R along front of
Hotel - CAMERA TRACKS with them.

                         ULLMAN
            Ah... construction started in 1907.
            It was finished in 1909.  The site
            is supposed to be located on an
            Indian burial ground, and I believe
            they actually had to repel a few
            Indian attacks as they were building
            it.

ULLMAN points to red Snowcat at entrance of garage.

                         ULLMAN
            That's our Snowcat.  Can you both
            drive a car?

                         JACK & WENDY
                   (together)
            Yes.

They walk towards SNOWCAT.

                         ULLMAN
            That's fine because basically the
            Snowcat operates very much like a
            car and it won't take you long to
            get the hang of it.

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The Gold Room
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INT. HOTEL BALLROOM/CORRIDOR - DAY - M.S.

ULLMAN, JACK, WATSON & WENDY walk forward along corridor -
CAMERA TRACKS BACK before them.

                         ULLMAN
            As a matter of fact we eh...
            brought a decorator in from Chicago
            just last year to refurbish this
            part of the hotel.

                         WENDY
            Oh well he sure did a beautiful job.
            Pink and gold are my favorite colors.

ULLMAN leads WENDY, JACK & WATSON L-R into Gold Ballroom -
CAMERA TRACKS with them.  Men in b.g. cleaning Ballroom.

                         ULLMAN
            Oh...well this is our gold ballroom.

                         WENDY
            Oh, I'll say.

ULLMAN leads them L-R across Ballroom to closed bar.

                         ULLMAN
            We can accommodate up to three
            hundred people here very comfortably.

                         WENDY
            Boy, I bet you we could really have
            a good party in this room, huh hon?

                         ULLMAN
            I'm afraid you're not going to do
            too well here unless you've brought
            your own supplies.  We always
            remove all the booze from the
            premises when we shut down:

He points to shuttered bar.

                         ULLMAN
            that reduces the insurance that we
            normally have to carry.

DICK HALLORAN walks forward from b.g.

                         JACK
            We don't drink.

ULLMAN laughs.

                         ULLMAN
            Well then, you're in luck.

ULLMAN waves to HALLORAN/

                         ULLMAN
            Oh Dick, come on over and say hello
            to Mr. and Mrs. Torrance.

                         HALLORAN
            Sure.

                         ULLMAN
            This is Dick Halloran, our Head Chef.

JACK shakes hands with DICK.

                         JACK
            Mr. Halloran, I'm Jack, and this is
            my wife, Winifred.

                         HALLORAN
            Glad to meet you, Jack.

HALLORAN shakes hands with WENDY.

                         HALLORAN
            Glad to meet you, Winifred.

                         WENDY
            Nice to meet you.

                         ULLMAN
            The Torrances are going to take
            care of the Overlook for us this
            winter.

                         HALLORAN
            Oh, that's just great.  How do you
            folks like our hotel so far?

                         WENDY
            Oh it's just wonderful.

WENDY waves out cam.L.

                         WENDY
            Hi Danny!

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INT. HOTEL - BALLROOM - DAY - M.S.

SUSIE holding DANNY's hand.  They walk L-R across Ballroom.
CAMERA TRACKS with them to JACK, HALLORAN, WATSON, WENDY &
ULLMAN.

                         SUSIE
            I found him outside looking for you.

                         JACK
                   (OFF)
            Danny, did you get tired
                   (IN SHOT)
            of bombing the universe?

                         DANNY
            Yeah.

                         WENDY
            Danny, come on over here.

DANNY walks L-R from SUSIE to WENDY.  WENDY looks at SUSIE.

                         WENDY
            Thanks.

                         ULLMAN
            Thank you, Susie.

SUSIE exits cam.L.  ULLMAN turns to HALLORAN.

                         ULLMAN
            Dick, if you're ready to do it now,
            I think it would be a good idea if
            you could show Mrs. Torrance the
            kitchen, while I continue on with
            Jack.

                         HALLORAN
            It will be a pleasure.  Right this
            way Mrs. Torrance.

                         WENDY
            Great.  See you later, hon.

HALLORAN walks away to b.g.  WENDY & DANNY follow him.

                         JACK
            Bye darling.

ULLMAN, JACK & WATSON move out cam.L.

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The Kitchen
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INT. HOTEL - KITCHEN - DAY - M.S.

WENDY holding DANNY's hand walks forward into kitchen with
HALLORAN.  CAMERA TRACKS BACK before them.

                         HALLORAN
            Mrs. Torrance, your husband
            introduced you as Winifred.  Now
            are you a Winnie or a Freddie?

                         WENDY
            I'm a Wendy.

                         HALLORAN
            Oh Wendy.  That's nice.  That's the
            prettiest.





                         WENDY
            God.  This is the kitchen, huh?

                         HALLORAN
            Yeah, this is it.  How do you like
            it, Danny?  Is it big enough for you?

                         DANNY
            Yeah, it's the biggest place I've
            ever seen.

HALLORAN laughs.

                         WENDY
            Yeah.  This whole place is such an
            enormous maze, I feel I'll have to
            leave a trail of breadcrumbs every
            time I come in.

HALLORAN laughs.

                         HALLORAN
            Don't let it get you down Mrs.
            Torrance - it's big but it still
            ain't nothing but a kitchen... a
            lot of the stuff you'll never have
            to touch.

                         WENDY
            I wouldn't know what to do with it
            if I did.

                         HALLORAN
            Well one thing for sure, you don't
            have to worry about food because
            you folks could eat up here a whole
            year and never have the same menu
            twice.

HALLORAN points to cam.L and leans to cam.L taking hold of
door handle.

                         HALLORAN
            Now right here is our walk-in
            freezer.

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The Freezer



INT. HOTEL - FREEZER - DAY - M.S.

HALLORAN opens door and steps into freezer.  WENDY & DANNY
stand in doorway.  HALLORAN points to various items.

                         HALLORAN
            Now this is where we keep all of
            out meat.  You got fifteen rib
            roasts - thirty ten pound bags of
            hamburgers.  You got twelve-
            turkeys, two dozen pork roasts and
            twenty legs of lamb.
                   (to Danny)
            Do you like lamb, Doc?

                         DANNY
            No.

                         HALLORAN
            You don't?  Well what's your
            favorite food then?

                         DANNY
            French Fries and Ketchup.

HALLORAN laughs.

                         HALLORAN
            Well I think we can manage that
            too, Doc.  Come along now.  Watch
            your step.

HALLORAN points to step by door.

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Doc





INT. HOTEL - KITCHEN - DAY - M.S.

DANNY & WENDY, followed by HALLORAN, come out of Freezer.

                         WENDY
            Mr. Halloran,

HALLORAN closes the door and turns to WENDY.

                         WENDY (CONT'D)
            how did you know we called him 'Doc'?

HALLORAN, DANNY & WENDY walk forward - CAMERA TRACKS BACK
with them.

                         HALLORAN
            Beg pardon?

                         WENDY
            Doc.  You called Danny 'Doc' twice
            just now.

                         HALLORAN
            I did?

                         WENDY
            Yeah.  We call him Doc sometimes,
            you know, like in the Bugs Bunny
            cartoons.  But how did you know that?

                         HALLORAN
            Well I guess I probably heard you
            call him that.

                         WENDY
            Well, it's possible, but I honestly
            don't remember calling him that
            since we've been with you.

They all stop walking.

                         HALLORAN
            Well anyway, he looks like a Doc,
            doesn't he?

HALLORAN bends down to DANNY.

                         HALLORAN
                   (clicks his tongue)
            Me ah - what's up, Doc?

HALLORAN laughs and turns away to door cam.L.  He opens door.

                         HALLORAN
            Now this is the storeroom.

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Doc gets the message




INT. HOTEL - STOREROOM - DAY - M.S.

HALLORAN moves forward into Storeroom, followed by DANNY &
WENDY.  Groceries stacked on shelves.

                         HALLORAN
            In here, Mrs. Torrance, is where we
            keep all the dried goods and the
            canned goods.  We got canned fruits
            and vegetables; canned fish and
            meats; hot and cold cereals.

HALLORAN & WENDY move L-R - CAMERA TRACKS with them past
shelf in f.g.

                         HALLORAN
            Post Toasties, Cornflakes, Sugar
            Puffs, Rice Krispies, Oatmeal,
            Wheatina and Cream of Wheat.

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M.S. DANNY standing by cardboard boxes.  CAMERA TRACKS IN on
him.

                         HALLORAN (OFF)
            We got a dozen jugs of black
            molasses, we got sixty boxes of
            dried milk, thirty twelve pound
            bags of sugar.

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M.S. HALLORAN talks inaudibly to WENDY, back to camera.
CAMERA TRACKS IN on HALLORAN.

                         HALLORAN
                   (thought transfer)
            How'd you like some ice cream, Doc?

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M.C.S. DANNY.

                         HALLORAN (OFF)
            sociables, finger rolls and seven
            kinds of what-have-you.

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M.S. HALLORAN & WENDY move R-L to DANNY by open door.
CAMERA TRACKS with them.

                         HALLORAN
            Now we got dried peaches, dried
            apricots, dried raisins and dried
            prunes.

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The Kitchen (cont)






INT. HOTEL KITCHEN - DAY - M.S.

HALLORAN, followed by WENDY & DANNY move out of Storeroom
cam.R.f.g.

                         HALLORAN
            You know, Mrs. Torrance, you gotta
            keep regular, if you want to be
            happy.

HALLORAN laughs as he closes Storeroom door.  JACK, ULLMAN &
WATSON walk forward from b.g.

                         ULLMAN
            Hi.

                         WENDY
            Hi.

                         ULLMAN
            How're you getting on?

                         HALLORAN & WENDY
            Just fine.

                         ULLMAN
            Dick, can we borrow Mrs. Torrance
            for a few minutes?  We're on our
            way through to the basement - I
            promise we won't keep her very long.

                         HALLORAN
            No problem, Mr. Ullman.  I was just
            getting to the ice cream.

HALLORAN leans down to DANNY.

                         HALLORAN
            Do you like ice cream, Doc?

                         DANNY
            Yeah.

HALLORAN laughs.

                         HALLORAN
            I thought you did.

HALLORAN straightens up and looks at JACK.

                         HALLORAN
            You folks don't mind if I give
            Danny some ice cream, while we're
            waiting for you?

                         JACK
            Not at all.

                         WENDY
            No, we don't mind.

                         HALLORAN
            Good.

                         WENDY
            Sound good to you, Danny?

                         DANNY
            Yeah.

                         WENDY
            Okay.  You behave yourself.

HALLORAN takes hold of DANNY's hand as ULLMAN, JACK, WENDY &
WATSON move away to b.g.

                         HALLORAN
            Now what kind of ice cream do you
            like Doc?

                         DANNY
            Chocolate.

                         HALLORAN
            Chocolate it shall be.  Come on son.

HALLORAN & DANNY move out cam.L.

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