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The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism (1967)
"Die Schlangengrube und das Pendel" (original title)

M  -  Horror | Mystery  -  21 May 1969 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Roger Mont Elise / Roger von Marienberg
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Baroness Lilian von Brabant
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Count Frederic Regula / Graf von Andomai
Carl Lange ...
Anatol
Christiane Rücker ...
Babette
Vladimir Medar ...
Pater Fabian
Dieter Eppler ...
Coachman
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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. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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BEAUTIES! The Prey of a Monster's Desires! See more »

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Horror | Mystery

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21 May 1969 (USA)  »

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Blood of the Virgins  »

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German Import DVD has two Super-8 Versions (German language only), as special features on the disc. See more »

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Count Frederic Regula: The blood is the life.
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Version of Pit and the Pendulum (1961) See more »

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A piece of my childhood...
21 October 2000 | by (Neubrandenburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

I think - and I can hardly remember, I saw this film two times and I was deeply impressed. Lex Barker as one of my favorit actors (caused by all the Karl May based movies) appeared this time in an completely other kind of motion picture. The film itself - very strange and what's really amazing is the fact that the plot begins without a long and boring introduction. Furthermore the strange "effects" make this peace of art very exciting. You can only love it... Robert


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