From front of dartboard to the circle - 237 cm?
The Shining and was changed by Stanley Kubrick to #237 in the film version of King's book.
Interestingly enough, you are supposed to be at least 237cm away from a dartboard to throw a dart, and we see Danny playing darts in the movie The Shining, which is famous for the Room 237 and what takes place in it.
I've also just bought a new washing machine and the default setting is a cotton wash that goes for 217 minutes
(Room number for 237 in the King novel) and always comes up when you turn the machine on.
In the You Tube below it is mentioned that, "in the book Jack's wife is a gorgeous blonde, but in the movie Jack's wife is played by
|My new washing machine and the default 217 minute wash cycle.|
Shelly Duvall, who looks like she was put in a washing machine and left there after too many cycles":-)
Also the author of Bullseye! writes how he used to be a manager of
a ski resort in Canada in his book.
|The Big White Ski Resort that Blake was a manager of|
|All work and no play? Jack throws a tennis ball.|
|Tennis ball rolling to Danny in The Shining.|
|From the Big White Ski resort's website of dog retrieving a tennis ball.|
|Flipside of the Dartboard|
I like how synchy it is that Blake uses the Apollo mission footage to introduce his You Tube above, considering the theories in the movie Room 237 about the moon landings and their connection to Kubrick's movie The Shining.
Blake Beatie, the author of Bullseye! is also the instigator of
"In 2015, people from 75 countries participated in Pay it Forward Day with individuals working on proclamations in 42 states & 48 cities."