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2. Stephen King Had Little Influence on ‘The Shining’

As most people know, Stephen King wasn’t a big fan of Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of his novel. Little do most people know, Kubrick wasn’t exactly a fan of King’s writing to begin with — he once called it weak — and therefore looked to several outside sources when crafting his “adaptation” of The Shining. King even wrote a screenplay for the project that Kubrick didn’t even read.

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