Nov 08, 2018 - Sale 2492

Sale 2492 - Lot 369

Price Realized: $ 1,105
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 80 - $ 120
"I AM . . . NOT SURE WHAT I WANT TO SAY ABOUT ['THE SHINING']" STANLEY KUBRICK. Typed Letter Signed, "Stanley," to Jeremy Bernstein ("Dear Jeremy"), declining to meet due to commitments relating to the film [The Shining]. 3/4 page, 4to; faint staining at left edge, scattered minor creases and horizontal folds. Np, 26 September 1979

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". . . I am too busy . . . to do anything else but work on the film, and I am afraid I'm not really unselfconscious enough to carry on doing this under journalist eyes, even when the journalist is a friend.

"I am also not sure what I want to say about the film--that usually comes to me after I am finished, if it ever comes at all. . . ."