The Pit and the Pendulum
- 80 min
- Directed by: Roger Corman
- Cast: Vincent Price, Barbara Steele, John Kerr, Luana Anders
- Website: www.edfilmfest.org.uk/whats-on/…
On travelling to the Medina castle, Mr. Barnett finds his sister dead from shock. But what caused it? Is her husband to blame? And why is the castle filled with torture devices? As the past controls the present, the film flaunts and haunts its gothic delights, from Vincent Price's versatility, to the tinted caress of Barbara Steele's beauty. And Stanley Kubrick must have seen that opening use of colour! 'Part of the Edinburgh International Film Festival'.
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EIFF 2009 - Roger Corman11 Jun 2009
The Hollywood legend Roger Corman is guest of honour at the 63rd EIFF, which is this year hosting a very welcome retrospective dedicated to the man they rightly call the king of the Bs. Given the 83-year-old auteur has written, directed and/or produced…
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