House of Wax (1953)

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Ever been creeped out by the life-like statues at a wax museum? Yes? But have you ever recognized your old roommate behind the glass? Vincent Price plays the menacing Professor Henry Jarrod, in a role that would solidify his reputation as the creepiest man in Hollywood. With everything from cancan girls to rubber paddleballs finding their way into the audience, 'House of Wax' takes full advantage of the novel 3-D stereoscopic process.


  • Vincent Price
  • Frank Lovejoy
  • Phyllis Kirk
  • Carolyn Jones
  • Paul Picerni
  • Roy Roberts
  • Angela Clarke
  • Paul Cavanagh
  • Dabbs Greer
  • Charles Bronson

Did You Know?


  • This was reportedly Warner Brothers' biggest success since Life with Father (1947).
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  • When Sue is running down the street trying to get away from the disfigured man, you can see that her hair has come partly undone in the back, but when she enters the Andrews home only the hair in front is messed up, the rest of her hair is once again up in a bun and neat.
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    • Prof. Henry Jarrod: I'm afraid that the visit of a such distinguished critic may cause my children to become conceited. To you they are wax, but to me, their creator, they live and breathe.
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