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The Pit and the Pendulum (1961)

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NOTE: This commentary is only on the US Midnight Movies release, not on other regions' DVDs.

Commentaries on this disc:

Commentary 1: Director/producer Roger Corman Rating:7.0/10 (2 votes) [graph]Login to vote or review
Reviewed by frankasu03 on February 7th, 2012:Find all reviews by frankasu03
This track probably should be heard with "The Fall OF Usher" as a double bill, as the films are so similar. Roger provides excellent insight into the early years at American International. This was one in a series of "Poe" films shot in the studio setting, with low budgets and short schedules (about 15 days). Mr. Corman has such an engaging voice, and the stories flow with that great avuncular manner of his. There are some expanses of silence, but at 80 minutes long, it is worth a listen to get all the information. Plenty to learn about matte painting and any stories concerning Vincent Price are worth waiting for.