In the 1982 Sword and Sorcery epic, Conan the Barbarian, this Wheel of Pain transformed the young 'Conan' from a puny orphaned slave into a musclebound marauder after years of toiling away shackled to the device pushing it around and around.
Original Wheel of Pain miniature model from Conan the Barbarian
Arnold Schwarzenegger played the titular grown-up Conan, which was his breakthrough movie role and spawned a slightly less popular sequel in 1984, Conan the Destroyer.
Conan the Barbarian movie poster
I believe Production Designer Ron Cobb may have been responsible for the design of this particular movie set.
Wheel of Pain production model featured in Conan the Barbarian
This fantastic miniature model of the Wheel of Pain was photographed on display at Universal Studios Hollywood on March 28, 2011.
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