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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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Terror en el museo de cera  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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Director Georg Fenady and producer brother Andrew J. Fenady shot this film back-to-back with "Arnold," with some of the same actors (Elsa Lanchester, Patric Knowles, Shani Wallis, Steven Marlo, Ben Wright and Leslie Thompson). 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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Charming little flick
20 January 2009 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

Forget the IMDb rating - it should be 7/10. This is a charming little film about wax museum and murders in Victorian England. Is Jack the Ripper behind it all? Eeek! Or is there something supernatural involved

  • like the living wax figures? Double eek! It's entertaining and clean


little flick, with no gore, bad language or other touches of Whitechapel sewers, and a supporting cast is full of seasoned monster movie veterans, including Elsa Lanchester (Bride of Frankenstein herself!), John Carradine (Dracula from Universal classics House of Frankenstein and House of Dracula) and Patric Knowles (the werewolf movie milestone Wolf man).


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