‘And They Took His Balls With Them’

Speaking of good movies (and also via Coudal), BFI archivist Richard Daniels introduces pieces from The Shining exhibit at the Stanley Kubrick Archive at the University of the Arts London:

The Archive also shows the great attention to detail which Kubrick applied to the advertising of his film. Catriona McAvoy researched in the archive for her MA dissertation. She highlights the correspondence between Kubrick and Saul Bass who designed the poster for the original release of the film. She refers to the letter in which Kubrick explains that all of Bass’s designs are “beautifully done but [none] of them are right”.

Wednesday, 28 November 2012