The Pit and the Pendulum
From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
The Pit and the Pendulum (1961, USA) is a Horror film directed by Roger Corman.
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- Featured in: The Vincent Price Collection (Blu Ray) | Six Gothic Tales Collection (BluRay) | The Roger Corman Collection (UK)
- Released in 1961
- Running Time: 80 Min.
- Production Co: Alta Vista Productions
- Distribution Co: American International Pictures (AIP) (1961) (USA) (theatrical)
- Directed by Roger Corman
- Written by Richard Matheson, Edgar Allan Poe
- Starring: Vincent Price, John Kerr, Barbara Steele
- Produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff, Roger Corman, James H. Nicholson
- Original Music by Les Baxter
- Cinematography by Floyd Crosby
- Film Editing by Anthony Carras
- In the sixteenth century, Francis Barnard travels to Spain to clarify the strange circumstances of his sister's death after she had married the son of a cruel Spanish Inquisitor.
Also Known As
- El Pozo y el péndulo (Argentina / Venezuela)
- Brønden og pendulet (Denmark)
- Le Chambre des tortures (France)
- Dödspendeln (Sweden)
- Das Pendel des Todes (Germany)
- Kuilu ja heiluri (Finland)
- El Péndulo de la muerte (Spain)
- Il Pozzo e il pendolo (Italy)
- Le Puits et le pendule (France) (informal literal title)
- Until now no one has dared to film this ...... the most diabolical classic of all time!
- The Greatest Terror Tale Ever Told!
- Edgar Allan Poe's diabolic classic
- She was enslaved by evil in a terror haunted castle.
- Betrayal cuts both ways!