The Pit and the Pendulum (1964 film)
The Pit and the Pendulum (French: Le puits et le pendule) is a 1964 French featurette horror film directed by Alexandre Astruc and starring Maurice Ronet. It tells the story of a prisoner sentenced to death who is tormented by the Spanish Inquisition. The film is based on the short story with the same title by Edgar Allan Poe.
|The Pit and the Pendulum|
|Directed by||Alexandre Astruc|
|Screenplay by||Alexandre Astruc|
|Music by||Antoine Duhamel|
|Edited by||Monique Chalmandrier|
The film was produced through Radiodiffusion-Télévision Française. It premiered on 9 January 1964.
- The Pit and the Pendulum at Ina.fr (in French)