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Jameson Brewer (screenplay)
Andrew J. Fenady (story)
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May 1973 (USA) See more »
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Ray Milland ... Harry Flexner

Elsa Lanchester ... Julia Hawthorn

Maurice Evans ... Inspector Daniels

John Carradine ... Claude Dupree
Mark Edwards ... Sergeant Michael Hawks (as Mark W. Edwards)

Louis Hayward ... Tim Fowley

Patric Knowles ... Mr. Southcott

Lisa Lu ... Madame Yang

Steven Marlo ... Karkov
Nicole Shelby ... Margaret Collins

Shani Wallis ... Laurie Mell

Broderick Crawford ... Amos Burns
Ben Wright ... First Constable
Mathilda Calnan ... First Charwoman

Peggy Stewart ... Second Charwoman
Leslie Thompson ... Constable Parker
Don Herbert ... Jack the Ripper - Wax Figure
Judy Wetmore ... Lizzie Borden - Wax Figure
Jo Williamson ... Mrs. Borden - Wax Figure
George Farina ... Bluebeard - Wax Figure
Diane Wahrman ... Girl in Red - Wax Figure
Rosa Huerta ... Lucretia Borgia - Wax Figure
Ben Brown ... Attila the Hun - Wax Figure
Rickie Weir ... Marie Antoinette - Wax Figure
Paul Wilson ... Ivan the Terrible - Wax Figure
Ralph Cunningham ... Willie Grossman - Wax Figure
Don Williamson ... Constable Henry Bolt - Wax Figure
Evelyn Reynolds ... Flower Woman - Wax Figure
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Sandy Helberg ... Newsboy (uncredited)

Directed by
Georg Fenady 
Writing credits
Jameson Brewer (screenplay)

Andrew J. Fenady (story)

Produced by
Bing Crosby .... producer
Andrew J. Fenady .... producer
Charles A. Pratt .... executive producer
Original Music by
George Duning 
Cinematography by
William B. Jurgensen (director of photography) (as William Jurgensen)
Film Editing by
Melvin Shapiro 
Casting by
Irving Lande 
Production Design by
Stan Jolley 
Set Decoration by
Carl Biddiscombe 
Costume Design by
Vou Lee Giokaris 
Oscar Rodriguez 
Makeup Department
Virginia Jones .... hair stylist
Jack H. Young .... makeup creator
Production Management
Floyd Joyer .... unit production manager
Houseley Stevenson Jr. .... post-production supervisor (as Houseley Stevenson)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Floyd Joyer .... assistant director
Lee Rafner .... second assistant director
Sound Department
David Dockendorf .... sound re-recording mixer
James J. Klinger .... sound editor
David M. Ronne .... production sound mixer (as David Ronne)
Music Department
Else Blangsted .... music editor
Other crew
John Pommer .... vice president of production (as John E. Pommer)
Maury Foladare .... unit publicist (uncredited)

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93 min
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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 »
Revealing mistakes: In several scenes, the wax figures can be seen moving and breathing.See more »
[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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2 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
To what level will stars sink?, 20 November 2004
Author: dougandwin from Adelaide Australia

Caught this awful movie on TV the other night, and could see how bad it was going to be in the first 5 minutes, but because of the cast list, I just had to watch it. I cannot yet believe that a couple of Oscar winners could sink to this level, no matter how badly they needed the money. Ray Milland (must have felt he was in a DT scene from his great "Lost Weekend") and Broderick Crawford, probably glad he was done in half-way through, hit rock bottom. Some well-known supporting players of yesteryear were also there like Louis Hayward, Elsa Lanchester (looking even worse than she did in "Bride of Frankenstein") and Patric Knowles (who must have wished he was back in Sherwood with Errol Flynn). Oh, the story was terrible , but no worse than the acting, except for the wax figures who showed more animation than the stars. This was a real doozie - so bad it was watchable!

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