It’s one of the most iconic sequences in film history, acutely focused on one undeniable weapon. But the actual axe Jack Nicholson used to cleave through the door in Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining took an astonishing journey following that fateful day on set.
Vanity Fair takes us through the story of a prop that was almost lost to history’s cutting room floor, only to eventually sell at auction for over $200,000! Wowza! Check out what it’s up to these days.