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Terror in the Wax Museum (1973)

PG  |   |  Horror, Mystery  |  May 1973 (USA)
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Harry Flexner
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Julia Hawthorn
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Inspector Daniels
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Claude Dupree
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Mr. Southcott
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Terror en el museo de cera  »

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Nicole Shelby receives prominent billing in the opening credits, but is curiously absent during the end credits. See more »

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In several scenes, the wax figures can be seen moving and breathing. See more »

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[after Harry shows up to work with a hangover]
Julia Hawthorn: You're late and you look a disgrace!
Harry Flexner: I feel splendid!
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References House of Wax (1953) See more »

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Scared the @#$^% out of me as a child
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The basic premise is not far removed from the many remakes of the classic "Mystery of the Wax Museum"...there are some gruesome murders at a famous house of wax featuring the likenesses of such infamous characters as Jack The Ripper, Lizzie Borden, Bluebeard the Pirate, Marie Antoinette, and Ivan the Terrible. Who's responsible? Who's next? Who's real? Who's wax?

With a distinguished cast of great actors from Hollywood's Golden Years, this would be a great find for real movie buffs who don't mind a good scare. One scene standing out in particular is one where a woman of ill-repute is stalked by Jack the Ripper. I last saw it 20 years ago, and still get the chills.


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