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Pit and the Pendulum


American-International's standing "haunted castle" set is exhibited to peak advantage in [[Performer~P85920~Roger Corman~rogercorman]]'s Pit & the Pendulum. Save for the climax, [[Performer~P101691~Richard Matheson~richardmatheson]]'s script bears but little resemblance to the Edgar Allen Poe original, though there are pronounced echoes throughout of Poe's The Premature Burial. [[Performer~P57806~Vincent Price~vincentprice]] stars as Nicholas Medina, the son of a notorious Spanish Inquisition torturer...more