The Pit and the Pendulum


[The Pit and the Pendulum] USA, 1961, colore, 35 mm, 90′
di Roger Corman
Sceneggiatura Richard Matheson, opera originale di Edgar Allan Poe – Fotografia Floyd Crosby – Montaggio Anthony Carras – Musiche Les Baxter – Interpreti Vincent Price, John Kerr, Barbara Steele, Luana Anders, Antony Carbone – Produttore Roger Corman

Haunted by horrifying childhood memories, the son of the Spanish Inquisition’s most notorious assassin teeters on the brink of insanity. But when his adulterous wife fakes her own death to drive him over the edge, she soon discovers that betrayal cuts both ways – as the man she wants to destroy becomes not only her judge and jury – but also her executioner!