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The fall of the house of Usher ; The pit and the pendulum.

Author: James H NicholsonSamuel Z ArkoffRoger CormanRichard MathesonVincent PriceAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment, [2004]
Series: MGM presents Midnite movies.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
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The fall of the house of Usher: An English Lord fears that his sister has been buried alive, and she has. She revives, but not without causing much confusion.

The pit and the pendulum: A young man's search for the truth of his sister's death uncovers a bizarre and ghastly secret in her Spanish husband's castle.

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Genre/Form: Feature films
Horror films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Film adaptations
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Films
Teatro
Named Person: Edgar Allan Poe; Edgar Allan Poe
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James H Nicholson; Samuel Z Arkoff; Roger Corman; Richard Matheson; Vincent Price; Mark Damon; Myrna Fahey; John Kerr; Barbara Steele; Luana Anders; Les Baxter; Edgar Allan Poe; American International Pictures (Firm),; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.,
ISBN: 0792861280 9780792861287
OCLC Number: 57794202
Language Note: In English and French with optional subtitles in French, and Spanish; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the stories by Edgar Allan Poe.
Originally released as motion pictures in 1960 and 1961.
"Double feature"--Container.
Special features include commentaries by Roger Corman, original theatrical trailers, and original theatrical prologue for Pit and the Pendulum.
Credits: House of Usher: music, Les Baxter ; director of photography, Floyd Crosby ; editor, Anthony Carras.
Pit and pendulum: music, Les Baxter ; director of photography, Floyd Crosby ; editor, Anthony Carras.
Cast: House of Usher: Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey, Harry Ellerbe.
Pit and the pendulum: Vincent Price, John Kerr, Barbara Steele, Luana Anders, Antony Carbone.
Description: 1 videodisc (1 hr. 20 min., 1 hr. 20 min.): sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; double sided.
Contents: Side A. House of Usher / American International pictures ; James H. Nicholson & Samuel Z. Arkoff present ; produced and directed by Roger Corman ; screenplay by Richard Matheson (1 hr., 20 min.) --
Pit and the pendulum / American International pictures ; James H. Nicholson and Samuel Z. Arkoff present ; produced and directed by Roger Corman ; screenplay by Richard Matheson
Series Title: MGM presents Midnite movies.
Other Titles: Pit and the pendulum
House of Usher (Motion picture)
Pit and the pendulum (Motion picture)

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The fall of the house of Usher: An English Lord fears that his sister has been buried alive, and she has. She revives, but not without causing much confusion.

The pit and the pendulum: A young man's search for the truth of his sister's death uncovers a bizarre and ghastly secret in her Spanish husband's castle.

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