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The Frozen Ghost (1945)

 -  Mystery | Romance  -  1 June 1945 (USA)
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A stage mentalist involved in a mysterious death and a discredited plastic surgeon are among the assorted characters involved in mysterious goings-on in an eerie wax museum.

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Stage mentalist Gregor the Great becomes enraged when a drunken audience member belittles his act. When the man dies suddenly, Gregor convinces himself that his hypnotic powers are to blame. Guilt-ridden, he retires from performing to Valerie Monet's wax museum. He becomes increasingly stressed when he is pursued romantically by Valerie, her niece, and his former stage assistant, Maura Daniel. When Valerie mysteriously disappears, it is apparent that sinister forces are at work in the museum. Written by Gabe Taverney (duke1029@aol.com)

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Nameless Terror!..creeping from the walls of a Museum for Murder! See more »

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Part of the original Shock Theater package of 52 titles released to television in 1957, followed a year later with SON OF SHOCK, which added 20 more features. See more »

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When George lights a cigarette he holds it between his first two fingers; when the angle changes he's suddenly holding it cupped in his palm by his thumb and index finger. See more »

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Good Saturday morning fare.
16 March 1999 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Another uneven and lackadaisical performance by Lon Chaney Jr., accompanied by a cast of scenery-chewing melodrama players, somehow does not completely spoil this little mystery story from the "Inner Sanctum" series. Silly stuff, perfect for a Saturday morning in bed. Good, dopey fun in keeping with the tradition of '40s "B" pictures.


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