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The Pit and the Pendulum

1961 Rated NR 1hr 20m

Francis (John Kerr) visits the gloomy Spanish castle of his late sister Elizabeth's husband, Nicholas (Vincent Price), to learn the reason for her death. Nicholas fears his wife isn't really dead and that her spirit wanders the halls at night. Seems Nicholas's father was a feared leader of the Spanish Inquisition; as a child, Nicholas saw his father torture his mother and bury her alive, and he's convinced Elizabeth has suffered a similar fate.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 2.35:1


Spanish (Neutral), French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; rare prologue; director's commentary; trailer.