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The Pit and the Pendulum (1961)

The Pit and the Pendulum
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Vincent Price Vincent Price
Nicholas Medina / Sebastian Medina
John Kerr John Kerr
Francis Barnard
Barbara Steele Barbara Steele
Elizabeth Barnard Medina
Luana Anders Luana Anders
Catherine Medina
Antony Carbone Antony Carbone
Doctor Charles Leon
Patrick Westwood Patrick Westwood
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Larry Turner Larry Turner
Nicholas as a Child


Written by
Richard Matheson Richard Matheson
(screenplay)


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5 years, 9 months ago at Dec 30 13:08
Tagline: "The greatest terror tale ever told!"
Directed by: Roger Corman
Released: August 12, 1961
Actors: Vincent Price, John Kerr, Barbara Steele
Genre: Horror
Descriptors: Colour
Length: 80 minutes
First Line: "Who are you?"
Last Line: "Ahhhhhhhhhh!"

The best Price/ Poe film that features the scream queen Barbara Steele! To me, I find... read more
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Release date: 12 August 1961
UPC: 027616862884
Tags: Horror (8), Torture (5), Adaptation (4), Gothic (4), Death (4), Castle (3), 1960s (3), Thriller (3), Adultery (3), Madness (3), Murder (2), Superstition (2), Classic (2), 1961 (2), Edgar Allan Poe (2), Based On Short Story (2), Camp (1), Conspiracy (1), Violence (1), Spanish Inquisition (1)
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" TITLE OF WRITTEN WORK: The Pit and the Pendulum PUBLISHED FORMAT: short story AUTHOR/CREATOR: Edgar Allan Poe ORIGINAL PUBLICATION YEAR: 1842 HAVE I READ: Yes NOTES: N/A "


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"October 12 "Do you know where you are, Bartolome? I'll tell you where you are. You are about to enter Hell, Bartolome, HELL!... The netherworld. The infernal region, The Abode of the Damned... The place of torment. Pandemonium. Abbadon. Tophet. Gehenna. Naraka. THE PIT!... And the pendulum." Not the best Corman/Price collaboration or the best Corman/Price Poe adaptation, but it's still pretty good. Vincent Price delivers a great performance as always and it did have its chilling moments. I j"


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