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Terror in the Wax Museum (1973)

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 »

Director:

Georg Fenady

Writers:

Jameson Brewer (screenplay), Andrew J. Fenady (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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 Nicole Shelby ... Margaret Collins
Shani Wallis ... Laurie Mell
Broderick Crawford ... Amos Burns
Ben Wright ... First Constable
Mathilda Calnan Mathilda Calnan ... First Charwoman
Peggy Stewart ... Second Charwoman
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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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Trivia

Nicole Shelby receives prominent billing in the opening credits, but is curiously absent during the end credits. 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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13 March 2008 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 June 1974 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Terror en el museo de cera See more »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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