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Terror in the Wax Museum (1973)

PG | | Horror, Mystery | May 1973 (USA)
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... See full summary »

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Harry Flexner
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Julia Hawthorn
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Inspector Daniels
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Claude Dupree
Mark Edwards ...
Sergeant Michael Hawks (as Mark W. Edwards)
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Tim Fowley
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Mr. Southcott
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Madame Yang
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Karkov
Nicole Shelby ...
Margaret Collins
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Laurie Mell
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Amos Burns
Ben Wright ...
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Mathilda Calnan ...
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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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Horror | Mystery

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May 1973 (USA)  »

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Terror en el museo de cera  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Director Georg Fenady and producer brother Andrew J. Fenady shot this film back-to-back with Arnold (1973), with some of the same actors (Elsa Lanchester, Patric Knowles, Shani Wallis, Steven Marlo, Ben Wright, and Leslie Thompson). See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

[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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Pretty good.
25 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

This is a pretty entertaining little thriller, with nice, atmospheric sets, a reasonably clever story and a certain dry, morbid wit. Honestly, there are flicks much worse than this one that have been labeled "classics", solely because they had Vincent Price or Christopher Lee in their casts. If you can find it, check it out. (**1/2)

No song is heard throughout the film.


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