Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism (1967, Germany) is a Horror film directed by Harald Reinl


Main Details

  • Released in 1967
  • Color
  • Running Time: 85 Min.
  • Production Co: Constantin Film Produktion
  • Distribution Co: Hemisphere Pictures (I) (1969) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed)
  • Directed by Harald Reinl
  • Written by Manfred R. Köhler (writer), from Edgar Allan Poe's "The Pit and the Pendulum"
  • Starring Lex Barker, Christopher Lee, Karin Dor
  • Produced by Erwin Gitt, Wolfgang Kühnlenz
  • Original Music by Peter Thomas
  • Cinematography by Ernst W. Kalinke, Dieter Liphardt
  • Film Editing by Hermann Haller

Plot Summary

  • A Count executed for murdering twelve virgins in a bid for immortality returns to life, seeking revenge on the daughter of his intended thirteenth victim and the son of his prosecutor.

Also Known As

  • La 13 vergine (Italy)
  • Blood of the Virgins (USA - reissue title)
  • Castle of the Walking Dead
  • Pendulum
  • Skräckens blodiga borg (Sweden)
  • Skrækborgen (Denmark)
  • The Blood Demon (USA)
  • The Snake Pit
  • The Snake Pit and the Pendulum
  • The Torture Room
  • Tohtori Sadismin kauhukammio (Finland)
  • El Tormento de las 13 doncellas (Spain)
  • Torture Chamber (USA - DVD title)
  • Vampire - La malédiction du château d'Andomai (France - video title)
  • Le Vampire et le sang des vierges (France)
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