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The Pit and the Pendulum

The Pit and the Pendulum(1961)

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Brief Synopsis

A young man investigates his sister's death in a mysterious castle.

Cast & Crew

Roger Corman Director
Vincent Price Nicholas Medina
John Kerr Francis Barnard
Barbara Steele Elizabeth Barnard Medina
Luana Anders Catherine Medina
Antony Carbone Dr. Charles Leon
Patrick Westwood Maximillian
Larry Turner Nicholas as a child
Mary Menzies Isabella
Charles Victor Bartolome
Floyd Crosby Director of Photography
Richard Matheson Screenwriter
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 23 Aug 1961
Release Date:  1961 Production Date:  [Path Color]
none available
Color/B&W:  Color (Pathécolor) Distributions Co:  American International Pictures
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Alta Vista Productions
Duration(mins):  85 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Fit to remain in memory

    Kendall 2013-05-29

    I was elevean years old when this film came out. As someone declaring their sexual preferance, this movie was and remains a bold memory. Vincent... MORE>

  • Best of Corman's Work

    Harry 2012-12-25

    I saw this film when it was first released in my neighborhood theatre. Over the past 50 years, gulp, it really hasn't lost it's appeal and I... MORE>

  • Un-forgetable Closing Shot

    Carl Walker 2011-10-23

    I consider this one of the best Poe/Corman movies. Barbara Steele, in an all too brief role,showcases her sexy, campy, horror talents, she gives some... MORE>