posted on Aug, 3 2010 @ 11:31 PM
Well the movie was based on a book.
That said, Stanely Kubrick is a director, and it is not uncommon for directors to find inspiration from other films... hell, several scenes from Star
wars are ripped/copied. straight out of other older movies...
There is one scene in Star Wars where Luke is firing the gun on the Millennium Falcon and he gets excited after hitting an enemy ship and yells "I
This was taken from an older ww2 type movie, where a soldier is firing from an airplane, hits an enemy plane, gets excited, turns to the pilot, just
like in the star wars scene and yells " I got it!"
It is not uncommon at all, for directors to find inspiration in other films, and even use/copy scenes from older films....
For what that is worth.