Monday 19 May 2014

The Pit and the Pendulum Short Review

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Following the success of The Fall of the House of Usher, Roger Corman, (Death Race), a prolific producer still working today, was given the reins of this loose adaptation of another Edgar Alan Poe story.
The story takes place in 16th Century Spain after the inquisition in a castle by the sea. ppcastle1Francis Barnard, (John Kerr, South Pacific) was in London when found out about the death of his sister Elizabeth Barnard Medina, (Barbara Steele, Piranha), Francis takes it upon himself to travel to the Medina country seat, now run by Nicholas Medina, (Vincent Price, Edward Scissorhands) who lives in the infamous place of torture during the inquisition, run by his Father.

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