A man, his son and wife become the winter caretakers of an isolated hotel where Danny, the son, sees disturbing visions of the hotel's past using a telepathic gift known as "The Shining". The father, Jack Torrance, is underway in a writing project when he slowly slips into insanity as a result of cabin fever and former guests of the hotel's ghosts. After being convinced by a waiter's ghost to "correct" the family, Jack goes completely insane. The only thing that can save Danny and his mother is "The Shining".
Shelley Duvall....Wendy Torrance
Danny Lloyd....Danny Torrance
Scatman Crothers....Dick Hallorann
Barry Nelson....Stuart Ullman
Philip Stone....Delbert Grady
Joe Turkel....Lloyd the Bartender
Tony Burton....Larry Durkin
Lia Beldam....Young Woman in Bath
Billie Gibson....Old Woman in Bath
Barry Dennen....Bill Watson
David Baxt....Forest Ranger
Manning Redwood....Forest Ranger
Lisa Burns....Grady Daughter
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