• The Pit and the Pendulum (1961)

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Release Date: 1961

DVD Release Date: June 5th, 2001

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
Elizabeth Barnard Medina (Barbara Steele) has died in the prime of life, and her brother, Francis (John Kerr), wants to know why. Elizabeth's husband, Nicholas (Vincent Price), and her doctor offer differing explanations, but when Francis learns that Nicholas' mother may have been buried alive, he begins to wonder if his sister met the same fate. And when he comes to believe that Elizabeth's spirit wanders about Nicholas' castle, Francis investigates -- and is stunned by what he finds.

Cast: Vincent Price, John Kerr, Barbara Steele, Luana Anders, Antony Carbone, Patrick Westwood, Lynette Bernay, Mary Menzies

Director: Roger Corman

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Alta Vista Productions