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Kubrick Exhibit

For my birthday last year I went to the Kubrick exhibit at LACMA. With "Dr. Strangelove" screening Thursday January 16 at the Whistle Stop, I thought it would be fun to share my photos.

The slate for "A Clockwork Orange" with a birthday message from Kubrick to his parents.

The slate for "A Clockwork Orange" with a birthday message from Kubrick to his parents.

Credit: Beth Accomando

The slate for "The Shining."

The slate for "The Shining."

Credit: Beth Accomando

A page from Kubrick's script for "Paths of Glory."

A page from Kubrick's script for "Paths of Glory."

Credit: Beth Accomando

A panel at the LACMA exhibit featuring images from "Paths of Glory."

A panel at the LACMA exhibit featuring images from "Paths of Glory."

Credit: Beth Accomando

On the set of "The Killing," released in 1956.

On the set of "The Killing," released in 1956.

Credit: Beth Accomando

One of the costumes from "Spartacus" (1960).

One of the costumes from "Spartacus" (1960).

Credit: Beth Accomando

"Spartacus" costume detail.

"Spartacus" costume detail.

Credit: Beth Accomando

Costumes sketches for Kirk Douglas in "Spartacus."

Costumes sketches for Kirk Douglas in "Spartacus."

Credit: Beth Accomando

One of Kubrick's storyboards for "Spartacus."

One of Kubrick's storyboards for "Spartacus."

Credit: Beth Accomando

Production still of extras in a scene from "Spartacus."

Production still of extras in a scene from "Spartacus."

Credit: Beth Accomando

The LACMA exhibit has a gorgeous wall of Kubrick posters from a variety of his films and from a diverse array of countries.

The LACMA exhibit has a gorgeous wall of Kubrick posters from a variety of his films and from a diverse array of countries.

Credit: Beth Accomando

The design for the War Room in "Dr. Strangelove" (1964).

The design for the War Room in "Dr. Strangelove" (1964).

Credit: Beth Accomando

The miniature set for the War Room.

The miniature set for the War Room.

Credit: Beth Accomando

Detail of set miniature for the War Room.

Detail of set miniature for the War Room.

Credit: Beth Accomando

Storyboards for "Dr. Strangelove."

Storyboards for "Dr. Strangelove."

Credit: Beth Accomando

Photos of the shot but never used pie fight in the War Room for the end of "Dr. Strangelove."

Photos of the shot but never used pie fight in the War Room for the end of "Dr. Strangelove."

Credit: Beth Accomando

looking through Kubrick's lens.

looking through Kubrick's lens.

Credit: Beth Accomando

Storyboards for "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968).

Storyboards for "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968).

Credit: Beth Accomando

Miniature of the set for the end sequence of "2001." It was breathtakingly lit and so exquisite in its detail.

Miniature of the set for the end sequence of "2001." It was breathtakingly lit and so exquisite in its detail.

Credit: Beth Accomando

Design for the space craft.

Design for the space craft.

Credit: Beth Accomando

For the rotating interior of the spacecraft in 2001.

For the rotating interior of the spacecraft in 2001.

Credit: Beth Accomando

Dan Richter in the ape suit for "2001."

Dan Richter in the ape suit for "2001."

Credit: Beth Accomando

Design work for the ape suit.

Design work for the ape suit.

Credit: Beth Accomando

The Star Child.

The Star Child.

Credit: Beth Accomando

The ape mask.

The ape mask.

Credit: Beth Accomando

Malcolm McDowell's iconic costume for "A Clockwork Orange" (1971).

Malcolm McDowell's iconic costume for "A Clockwork Orange" (1971).

Credit: Beth Accomando

The eyeball from the cuff of McDowell's costume.

The eyeball from the cuff of McDowell's costume.

Credit: Beth Accomando

Korova Milk Bar from "A Clockwork Orange."

Korova Milk Bar from "A Clockwork Orange."

Credit: Beth Accomando

One of the tables from the milk bar.

One of the tables from the milk bar.

One of the drink dispensing mannequins from the milk bar.

One of the drink dispensing mannequins from the milk bar.

Credit: Beth Accomando

Credit: Beth Accomando

Credit: Beth Accomando

A script page from "The Shining."

A script page from "The Shining."

Credit: Beth Accomando

Ah, axes, "The Shining" (1980).

Ah, axes, "The Shining" (1980).

Credit: Beth Accomando

A pair of the shoes worn by the creepy twins in "The Shining."

A pair of the shoes worn by the creepy twins in "The Shining."

Credit: Beth Accomando

Th choice of hanging these dresses in a kind of ghostly manner proved exceptionally effective... and creepy.

Th choice of hanging these dresses in a kind of ghostly manner proved exceptionally effective... and creepy.

Credit: Beth Accomando

A close up of the dress that only showed the blood under certain light.

A close up of the dress that only showed the blood under certain light.

Credit: Beth Accomando

The typewriter Jack Nicholson used in "The Shining."

The typewriter Jack Nicholson used in "The Shining."

Credit: Beth Accomando

And of course the typewriter has this disturbing page of text in it.

And of course the typewriter has this disturbing page of text in it.

Credit: Beth Accomando

A miniature maze.

A miniature maze.

Credit: Beth Accomando

A giant blown up image of the twins watched over visitors to the exhibit.

A giant blown up image of the twins watched over visitors to the exhibit.

Credit: Beth Accomando

Title page of Kubrick' script.

Title page of Kubrick' script.

Credit: Beth Accomando

Things that would never be... the exhibit also displayed material from projects Kubrick would never realize, like this concept art for his proposed film adaptation of "A.I."

Things that would never be... the exhibit also displayed material from projects Kubrick would never realize, like this concept art for his proposed film adaptation of "A.I."

Credit: Beth Accomando

Another unrealized project was Kubrick's biography of Napoleon. But he kept a large library catalog file in which he detailed every possible moment he could from Napoleon's life.

Another unrealized project was Kubrick's biography of Napoleon. But he kept a large library catalog file in which he detailed every possible moment he could from Napoleon's life.

Credit: Beth Accomando