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The Pit and the Pendulum

The Pit and the Pendulum

Betrayal cuts both ways!
Aug 12, 1961 1h 20m
6.9
195 votes

Synopsis

Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to believe. After some investigating he finds out that it was extreme fear that was fatal to his sister and that she may have been buried alive!

Title The Pit and the Pendulum
Companies Alta Vista Productions, American International Pictures
Countries United States of America
Keywords inquisition, spain, castle, supernatural, insanity, buried alive, flashback, gothic horror, secret door, madness, torturer, spanish inquisition, costume horror, pendelum, iron maiden, 14th century
Vincent Price

Vincent Price

Nicholas Medina / Sebastian Medina
John Kerr

John Kerr

Francis Barnard
Barbara Steele

Barbara Steele

Elizabeth Barnard Medina
Luana Anders

Luana Anders

Catherine Medina
Larry Turner

Larry Turner

Young Nicholas