|Jack Torrence at the 1921 July 4th ball|
Ken Hanke writes in the Mountain Express, "Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining (1980) is one of the few horror pictures that has anything to do with New Year’s Eve, hence the Thursday Horror Picture Show choosing it for this time of year." (Full article HERE)
So The Shining is linked to New Years Eve ? I did not know that!
Actually, I can't think of many ways The Shining is a New Years film. Anyone. . . Anyone. . .?
I would speculate that the picture, above, is of a New Years Eve party, not the 4th of July! That photo, that is shown at the end of the film, has stirred a lot of questions and debate. (More HERE)