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  • In a darkened, shadowy room, a man looks at a waxy-looking woman.

Vincent Price in
HOUSE OF WAX in 3-D

11:00 AM

Director André De Toth
Cast Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk
Screenplay Crane Wilbur
Based on The Wax Works by Charles S. Belden
Cinematography Bert Glennon, J. Peverell Marley, Lothrop B. Worth
1953 | USA | 3-D DCP | Approx. 88 min. | In English

Mad sculptor Vincent Price – aided by mute henchman Charles Buchinsky (later, Bronson) – re-populates his Victorian Chamber of Horrors with wax-coated victims. And wouldn’t Carolyn Jones (The Addams Family’s Morticia Addams) make a lovely Joan of Arc? Watch out for that vat of boiling wax!

Reviews

“The most entertaining of the gimmick 3-Ds.”
– Dave Kehr, The Chicago Reader

“Handsomely mounted and directed with great care.”
– Tom Milne, Time Out (London)