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House of Wax (1953)

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88 min | Horror

An associate burns down a wax museum with the owner inside, but he survives only to become vengeful and murderous.
Director
André De Toth (as Andre de Toth)
Writers
Crane Wilbur (screenplay) | Charles Belden (story)
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Budget
$ 658,000
Gross (USA)
$ 23,750,000
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Release date
Apr 25, 1953 (United States)

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37 cast members
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Vincent Price
Prof. Henry Jarrod Prof. Henry Jarrod   See fewer
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Frank Lovejoy
Det. Lt. Tom Brennan Det. Lt. Tom Brennan   See fewer
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Phyllis Kirk
Sue Allen Sue Allen   See fewer
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Carolyn Jones
Cathy Gray Cathy Gray   See fewer
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Paul Picerni
Scott Andrews Scott Andrews   See fewer
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Roy Roberts
Matthew Burke Matthew Burke   See fewer
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Angela Clarke
Mrs. Andrews Mrs. Andrews   See fewer
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Paul Cavanagh
Sidney Wallace Sidney Wallace   See fewer
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Dabbs Greer
Sgt. Jim Shane Sgt. Jim Shane   See fewer
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Charles Bronson
Igor (as Charles Buchinsky) Igor (as Charles Buchinsky)   See fewer
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Reggie Rymal
The Barker The Barker   See fewer
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Oliver Blake
Pompous Patron with Watch (uncredited) Pompous Patron with Watch (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joanne Brown
Girlfriend (uncredited) Girlfriend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo Curley
Portly Man (uncredited) Portly Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Ferguson
Medical Examiner (uncredited) Medical Examiner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Darwin Greenfield
Lodger (uncredited) Lodger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Lou Holloway
Millie (uncredited) Millie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Kenney
Lodger (uncredited) Lodger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Lally
Spectator at Wax Museum / Man Entering Music Hall (uncredited) Spectator at Wax Museum / Man Entering Music Hall (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lyle Latell
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Lightner
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philo McCullough
Spectator at Wax Museum / Man Entering Music Hall (uncredited) Spectator at Wax Museum / Man Entering Music Hall (uncredited)   See fewer
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Terry Mitchell
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Jack Mower
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Parks
Morgue Attendant (uncredited) Morgue Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grandon Rhodes
Surgeon (uncredited) Surgeon (uncredited)   See fewer
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Riza Royce
Mrs. Flanagan (uncredited) Mrs. Flanagan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larri Thomas
Can-Can Dancer (uncredited) Can-Can Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philip Tonge
Bruce Allison (uncredited) Bruce Allison (uncredited)   See fewer
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Merry Townsend
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Ruth Warren
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Ruth Whitney
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Shirley Whitney
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Jack Wise
Elevator Operator (uncredited) Elevator Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Woody
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Trude Wyler
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Nedrick Young
Leon Averill (uncredited) Leon Averill (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 13,531 votes