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In the Olden Tymes, Count Regula is drawn and quartered for killing twelve virgins in his dungeon torture chamber. Thirty-five years later, he comes back to seek revenge on the daughter of his intended thirteenth victim and the son of his prosecutor in order to attain immortal life.

  1. Harald Reinl


  2. Manfred R. Köhler


  3. Edgar Allan Poe


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  1. Lex Barker

    Lex Barker

    Roger Mont Elise / Roger von Marienberg

  2. Karin Dor

    Karin Dor

    Baroness Lilian von Brabant

  3. Christopher Lee

    Christopher Lee

    Count Frederic Regula / Graf von Andomai

  4. Carl Lange

    Carl Lange


  5. Christiane Rücker

    Christiane Rücker


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The Snake Pit and the Pendulum
The Snake Pit and the Pendulum



Original Title Die Schlangengrube und das Pendel

Status Released

Release Information

  • May 21, 1969


Original Language German

Runtime 1h 25m

Budget -

Revenue -



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