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Terror in the Wax Museum (1973)

PG  |   |  Horror, Mystery  |  May 1973 (USA)
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The murder of a Wax Museum proprietor and some other strange goings-on in the vicinity prompt a police investigator to determine whether the killer is one of the principles who wants to own the museum or if Jack the Ripper has returned to killing after a hiatus of ten years.

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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!
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Terror in the Wax Museum (1973)

** (out of 4)

Set in a wax museum in London, several murders are starting to pile up and everything points back to the museum. Is is a deranged killer, the new owners or are the wax figures coming to life and killing? Here's another remake/rip-off of Mystery of the Wax Museum, which is pretty flat from start to finish but the veteran horror cast makes it worth watching. Ray Milland, John Carradine, Elsa Lanchester and Patrick Knowles star. I think the director should have pumped a little more energy into the film. There are a few laughs from the wax figures, which at times you can see moving.


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