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Herbert Lom shot his cameo in half a day, he was booked for a day.
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Peter Cushing filmed his part in two days.
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Richard Todd has stated in interviews that he regrets making this film.
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Shot in 24 days.
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The movie started shooting in early April of 1972 and was playing in West End cinemas 15 weeks later.
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Peter Cushing (Smith) and Herbert Lom (Byron) both played Professor Van Helsing in films starring Christopher Lee as Count Dracula: Cushing in Horror of Dracula (1958), Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972) and The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973) and Lom in Count Dracula (1970). Cushing also played the role in The Brides of Dracula (1960) and The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974), in which Lee did not appear.
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Vermicelli was used for the robots' insides.
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Geoffrey Bayldon was cast at the 11th hour to replace Spike Milligan who dropped out before shooting began.
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Arthur Grant was booked as director of photography but three weeks before shooting discovered he was terminally ill and had to reluctantly drop out. Denys N. Coop stepped in at short notice.
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In segment 3, there is no rear view mirror in the Jaguar XJ6 driven by James Villiers when he first brings Charlotte Rampling home.
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Appropriately enough, the story "The Weird Tailor" had first been published in the magazine "Weird Tales".
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Keith Barron and Ralph Bates were on the wishlist for the Robert Powell role.
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Michael Jayston and martin Jarvis were considered for Dr.Martin.
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Considred for the role of Dr.Martin was Tom Adams.
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On the wishlist for Dr Rutherford and Walter was Joss Ackland.
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Ian Bannen was considered for Walter.
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Harry Andrews was considered for Rutherford and Smith.
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Patrick Allen was considered for Walter.
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Juilan Glover was considered for the cameo role of George.
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Charles Gray was considered for Rutherford Bryon and Smith.
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Michael Gough was conspired for Rutherford Bryon and smith.
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