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The Resource House of Usher : The pit and the pendulum, American International Pictures ; James A. Nicholson & Samuel Z. Arkoff present ; produced and directed by Roger Corman, screenplay by Richard Matheson

House of Usher : The pit and the pendulum, American International Pictures ; James A. Nicholson & Samuel Z. Arkoff present ; produced and directed by Roger Corman, screenplay by Richard Matheson

Label
House of Usher : The pit and the pendulum
Title
House of Usher
Title remainder
The pit and the pendulum
Statement of responsibility
American International Pictures ; James A. Nicholson & Samuel Z. Arkoff present ; produced and directed by Roger Corman, screenplay by Richard Matheson
Title variation
  • Fall of the house of Usher
  • Pit and the pendulum
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The fall of the house of Usher: An English Lord fears that his sister has been buried alive, and sure enough, she is, but she revives, but not without causing much confusion among the other members of the cast. The pit and the pendulum: A young man's search for the truth of his sister's death uncovers a bizarre and ghastly secret
Member of
Cataloging source
IMP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Les Baxter, director of photography, Floyd Crosby ; editor, Anthony Carras
Dewey number
791.43/75
Language note
In English and French with optional subtitles in French, and Spanish; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey ; Vincent Price, John Kerr, Barbara Steele, Luana Anders, Antony Carbone
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1911-1993
  • 1933-
  • 1933-1973
  • 1931-2013
  • 1940-
  • 1926-
  • 1926-2013
  • 1922-1996
  • 1809-1849
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Price, Vincent
  • Damon, Mark
  • Fahey, Myrna
  • Kerr, John
  • Steele, Barbara
  • Anders, Luana
  • Corman, Roger
  • Matheson, Richard
  • Baxter, Les
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • American International Pictures (1956-1980)
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
160
Series statement
MGM presents Midnite movies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • Videodiscs
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Torture
  • Hermanos
  • Tormento
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
House of Usher : The pit and the pendulum, American International Pictures ; James A. Nicholson & Samuel Z. Arkoff present ; produced and directed by Roger Corman, screenplay by Richard Matheson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the stories by Edgar Allen Poe
  • Originally released as motion pictures in 1960 and 1961
  • DVD is doublesided
  • The fall of the house of Usher (1960) : 1 hour, 20 min. The pit and the pendulum (1961) : 1 hour, 20 min
  • Special features include commentaries by Roger Corman, original theatrical trailers, and original theatrical prologue for Pit and the Pendulum
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1053395
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (160 min.)
Isbn
9780792861287
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1053395
  • (OCoLC)57794202
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
House of Usher : The pit and the pendulum, American International Pictures ; James A. Nicholson & Samuel Z. Arkoff present ; produced and directed by Roger Corman, screenplay by Richard Matheson
Publication
Note
  • Based on the stories by Edgar Allen Poe
  • Originally released as motion pictures in 1960 and 1961
  • DVD is doublesided
  • The fall of the house of Usher (1960) : 1 hour, 20 min. The pit and the pendulum (1961) : 1 hour, 20 min
  • Special features include commentaries by Roger Corman, original theatrical trailers, and original theatrical prologue for Pit and the Pendulum
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1053395
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (160 min.)
Isbn
9780792861287
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1053395
  • (OCoLC)57794202
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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