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The Resource House of wax, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; produced by Bryan Foy ; screenplay by Crane Wilbur from a story by Charles S. Belden ; directed by Andre de Toth. Mystery of the wax museum / Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. present ; directed by Michael Curtiz ; screenplay by Don Mullaly & Carl Erickson from the story by Charles S. Belden, (videorecording)

House of wax, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; produced by Bryan Foy ; screenplay by Crane Wilbur from a story by Charles S. Belden ; directed by Andre de Toth. Mystery of the wax museum / Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. present ; directed by Michael Curtiz ; screenplay by Don Mullaly & Carl Erickson from the story by Charles S. Belden, (videorecording)

Label
House of wax
Title
House of wax
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; produced by Bryan Foy ; screenplay by Crane Wilbur from a story by Charles S. Belden ; directed by Andre de Toth. Mystery of the wax museum / Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. present ; directed by Michael Curtiz ; screenplay by Don Mullaly & Carl Erickson from the story by Charles S. Belden
Title variation
Mystery of the wax museum
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • mul
  • eng
Summary
  • [House of wax] Classic horror movie about an insane sculptor that builds a wax museum out of things that used to be alive
  • [Mystery of the wax museum] A deranged wax sculptor who almost loses his life in a fire set by his partner. Instead of dying in the blaze, he returns for revenge, hiding his horribly disfigured face behind a wax mask
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • [House of wax] Cinematography, Bert Glennon, J. Peverell Marley ; music by David Buttolph ; editing, Rudi Fehr
  • [Mystery of the wax museum] Photography, Ray Rennahan ; music, Cliff Hess, Bernhard Kaun ; editor, George Amy ; produced by Henry Blanke
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: [House of wax] PG ; [Mystery of the wax museum] not rated
Language note
[House of wax] English, French or Spanish language soundtrack ; [Mystery of the wax museum] English language soundtrack ; [both] optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Bahasa, Thai or Korean ; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.H687 2003
PerformerNote
  • [House of wax] Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk, Carolyn Jones, Paul Picerni, Roy Roberts, Angela Clarke, Paul Cavanagh, Dabbs Greer, Charles Buchinsky, Reggie Rymal
  • [Mystery of the wax museum] Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Glenda Farrell, Frank McHugh, Allan Vincent, Gavin Gordon, Edwin Maxwell, Holmes Herbert, Claude King, Arthur Edmund Carewe, Thomas E. Jackson, DeWitt Jennings, Matthew Betz, Monica Bannister
Runtime
165
Technique
live action
Label
House of wax, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; produced by Bryan Foy ; screenplay by Crane Wilbur from a story by Charles S. Belden ; directed by Andre de Toth. Mystery of the wax museum / Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. present ; directed by Michael Curtiz ; screenplay by Don Mullaly & Carl Erickson from the story by Charles S. Belden, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • House of wax originally released as a motion picture in 1953 ; Mystery of the wax museum originally released as a motion picture in 1933
  • Durations: House of wax, 88 min. ; Mystery of the wax museum, 77 min
  • Includes House of Wax premiere newsreel, theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
House of wax -- Mystery of the wax museum
Control code
ocm52765706
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (165 min.)
Isbn
9780790765389
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391105428
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
11054
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52765706
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
House of wax, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; produced by Bryan Foy ; screenplay by Crane Wilbur from a story by Charles S. Belden ; directed by Andre de Toth. Mystery of the wax museum / Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. present ; directed by Michael Curtiz ; screenplay by Don Mullaly & Carl Erickson from the story by Charles S. Belden, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • House of wax originally released as a motion picture in 1953 ; Mystery of the wax museum originally released as a motion picture in 1933
  • Durations: House of wax, 88 min. ; Mystery of the wax museum, 77 min
  • Includes House of Wax premiere newsreel, theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
House of wax -- Mystery of the wax museum
Control code
ocm52765706
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (165 min.)
Isbn
9780790765389
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391105428
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
11054
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52765706
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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