Asylum (1972) Poster

(I) (1972)


Herbert Lom shot his cameo in half a day, he was booked for a day.
Peter Cushing filmed his part in two days.
The movie started shooting in early April of 1972 and was playing in West End cinemas 15 weeks later.
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.
Richard Todd has stated in interviews that he regrets making this film.
Vermicelli was used for the robots' insides.
Shot in 24 days.
Geoffrey Bayldon was cast at the 11th hour to replace Spike Milligan who dropped out before shooting began.
Appropriately enough, the story "The Weird Tailor" had first been published in the magazine "Weird Tales".

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