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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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Cast

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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)  »

Also Known As:

Terror en el museo de cera  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Mark Edwards was cast after the producers saw him in a British horror film. 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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17 March 2002 | by (Bedford, PA) – See all my reviews

I'm happy to see that some in Hollywood are going an extra mile to recognize the great work and talent of our great horror film actors like Lugosi, Karloff, Price and the Chaneys.

But I'm disappointed to see that John Carradine hasn't received his share of credit yet. Carradine had this great aura about him of the man teetering on the precipt between sanity and madness in many of his parts. And no one who ever saw him in even the B films such as "Unearthly" or "Red Zone Cuba" can ever say that he wasn't by far the best performer in the picture or say that he ever gave less than his best efforts.


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