Designer Chris Dimino created a cuckoo clock themed after Stanley Kubrick‘s classic The Shining. Dimino was challenged to create a cuckoo clock in which the clock itself, the cuckoo motion, sound, and the pendulum capture a moment in time fitting these elements to a concept. The solution was the classic moment from The Shining in which Jack Nicholson as Jack Torrance comes crashing through the door wielding an ax.
The clock mimics the moment from the film, and every hour Jack breaks through the door and the famous line “Here’s Johnny” plays followed by a scream by Shining co-star Shelly Duvall. Check out the full clock after the jump.
Unfortunately, the clock is just a one-off concept, and is not being mass produced or available for sale anywhere. If it was, you’d see one on my wall. Although I think the scream of Shelly Duvall would get annoying real fast, especially at a rate of once an hour.
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