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Spirits of the Dead (1968) Poster

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Only film to feature siblings Jane Fonda and Peter Fonda. They play cousins.
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Peter O'Toole was originally cast as Toby Dammit. After he pulled out, Federico Fellini contacted a London casting agency and asked them to send the most decadent actors they had to Rome to see him. They sent Terence Stamp and James Fox, and Fellini chose Stamp.
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The film was originally to have been directed by Orson Welles, Luis Buñuel and Federico Fellini.
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Marlon Brando and Richard Burton were considered for the role of Toby Dammit.
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Louis Malle had originally wanted then -model Florinda Bolkan to play the Brigitte Bardot part.
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Fellini had spent most of 1967 working on the " Yoyage of G. Mastorna" with Marcello Mastroianni and Dino de Laurentiis but it collapsed due to health and personal problems suffered by the director. This was his first work since " Juliet of the Spirits" in 1965.
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DOP Giuseppe Rotunno screened a restored print of Fellini 's " Toby Dammit " at the Tribeca Festival in 2008.
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