Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)
The shot of the 'monster' lifting up the sheet in the morgue was, along with many other Warner Bros. films of the early 1930s, incorporated into the opening credit's of their 1974 musical MAME.
When Florence describes the man she saw in the basement of the Wax Museum she says: "He made Frankenstein look like a lily". (51 min. 40 sec.)
the name Igor originated from Mystery of the Wax Museum and was later used for the first time as Dr. Frankenstein's assistant in Son of Frankenstein.
basic premise of kidnapping women and encasing them in wax
bearded man becomes disfigured and reconstructs his facial features; later tries to use acid/wax on another character to disfigure/kill them, only to have that character saved in the nick of time.
Poster from film on studio offfice wall.
Jack Napier falls into a giant vat, in a similar way to Ivan Igor at the end of Mystery of the Wax Museum.
same concept of wax museum killer
Two humans are turned into statue-like candy figures.
gets honorable mention
Footage of this movie is shown.
Film featured on this episode.
Clip of the film was shown.
Clips shown and discussed.
Igor pronounced eye-gor rather than ee-gor