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The Pit and the Pendulum (1991) Poster

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Stuart Gordon had intended to film this for some time with Peter O'Toole in the role of Torquemada, but the original production was canceled.
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Peter O'Toole, Sherilyn Fenn and Billy Dee Williams were originally slated to star.
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Shot in three and a half weeks, from 17 September 1990 - 12 October 1990.
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The Pope of the Catholic Church during the majority of the Spanish Inquisition was Pope Innocent VIII, who had originally appointed Torquemada as the Grand Inquisitor of Spain in 1487. Unlike the film, which portrays the Pope as disapproving of Torquemada's actions, Innocent VIII fully supported the endeavor.
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Filming was originally to have taken place in England, and Romania was also considered for a shooting location, before it was re-located to Italy.
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Another company had expressed interest in financing and releasing the film but the company later went bankrupt and the project was passed on to Full Moon Entertainment.
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