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Topic: Pit and the Pendulum

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Most admires:Lord Dracula,  Robert Frost,  William Butler Yeats
Favorite artist(s):Vincent Van Gogh,  Renoir,  Claude Monet
Favorite author(s):Edgar Allan Poe,  Mary W. Shelley,  Honore de Balzac
Favorite TV show(s):Drew Carey Show
Favorite book(s):"Dracula" by Bram Stocker
"Devil's Dictionary" by Ambrose Bierce
"Lady Chatterley's Lover" by D H Lawrence
Favorite movie(s):King Kong,  Wizard of Oz
Listens to:Nelly,  B2K
Favorite time of year:Halloween
Favorite type of dance(s):Ballet
Favorite quote(s):"A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver, with some fava beans and a nice chianti...." - Silence of the Lambs
 
 
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Miguel Cortez,
Small Business Owner

PIT AND THE PENDULUM (1961) initially unspools as a virtual remake of director Roger Corman's previous Edgar Allan Poe adaptation, THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER (1960)
The best moments are inside gags based on the originals in The Pit and the Pendulum, The Tomb of Ligeia and The Fall of the House of Usher.
Other tracks like 'Indifference' are dark and cold, almost transporting you to a jail cell, or some torturous pit from 'The Pit and the Pendulum' by Edgar Allen Poe.
Chogyam Trungpa Gyatso,
Tibetan Monk

On a whole, this is a good anthology, consistent in tone with it's predecessors, the above-mentioned Usher and 1961's The Pit and the Pendulum , albeit on a smaller scale and subsequently not quite as effective as those films.
Sam Hayden,
Gothic Nightclub Owner

Although I did not like "The Pit and the Pendulum" and "The Fall of the House of Usher," I still believe that Poe is the master of horror.
Billie Kirgan,
Machinist

In "The Pit and the Pendulum," Poe exploits this fear masterfully in the gradual lowering of a pendulum towards the pinioned narrator, brandishing it's razor-keen crescent.
Khalid Binalshibh,
Taxi Driver

Poe's short story The Pit and the Pendulum must have surely inspired the "Throne of Terror" with its horrifying swinging blade that causes much terror in its victims before it descends and kills them.
Mark Harris,
Priest

The Pit and the Pendulum , Poe's account of a man's ordeals before the Inquisition, was adapted to the screen as a man's investigation into the possibility that his sister was tortured and frightened to death by her husband.
Athena Mondale,
Spiritual Consultant

Set within "the minds of madmen everywhere", we journey through Poe's greatest short stories: The Raven , The Fall of the House of Usher , The Pit and The Pendulum , and The Tell-Tale Heart.
Pete Trengle,
Bass Player

" Her sultry visage returned to haunt European screens via Roger Corman's Poe adaptation "The Pit and the Pendulum," which in turn inspired this film's producers to write their own Poe epic, with Steele in mind for the lead.
Phuong Nguyen,
Exotic Dancer

As in other Poe stories ( "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Pit and the Pendulum" and "The Gold Bug" ), biting and mutilation appear.
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