The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism

August 1, 2010 at 4:34 pm (7 Heads, Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism) (, , , )

The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism – 1967 – Germany

From the opening in which a Theremin warbles as a warlock dons the infamous spiked Inquisition mask (see Mario Bava’s Black Sunday), I decided to like this flick. A German production owing to Hammer, The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism (a.k.a. a dozen other titles), features Christopher Lee (who isn’t given much to do) and all the anachronistic period costumes you’d expect. Apparently based on The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allen Poe, Dr. Sadism is as true to source as Roger Corman’s The Raven with all the wizards.

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