The horrific story of Shelley Duvall’s disappearance from the public eye

 threatened by “the sheriff of Nottingham,” among other ramblings that included a cry for help.

The notions in Jack Nicholson’s psychological thriller The Shining, in which Robert Duvall featured as Wendy, the predatory Jack Torrance, were so horrifying that they affected Duvall.

With her wide brown eyes and tiny frame, Duvall was distinctive, eccentric, and almost elflike in the 1980s. Today, the 73-year-old is barely recognizable following a vacation from Hollywood.