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Mystery in the wax museum

the magic of Madame Tussaud

by Herbert Ellis

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Published by C.P.I., distributed by Silver Burdett Co. in New York, Morristown, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Tussaud, Marie, 1761-1850 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Tussaud, Marie, 1761-1850.,
    • Wax modellers -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Wax modellers.

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the French woman whose skill at modelling wax figures brought her fame before and during the French revolution and later in the British Isles where she eventually settled and established her famous museum.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Herbert Ellis ; illustrated by Howard Nostrand.
      ContributionsNostrand, Howard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK9582.T87 E43
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4415729M
      ISBN 100895470845
      LC Control Number79019627

      The Mystery of the Wax Museum begins in London in the s. Lionel Atwill plays Ivan Igor, a brilliant sculptor who manages a wax museum. Regarding his historical creations as his friends, Igor refuses the entreaties of his business partner, Joe Worth (Edwin Maxwell), to turn his labor-of-love museum into a more profitable "house of horror.". The Mystery of the Wax Museum is one of the first American horror films shot in Technicolor. Sure, it the two-strip style that is virtually painted Black and White film stock, but it looks so cool. Shot almost back-to-back with Doctor X, this film is clearly the superior production. Sporting multiple locations, stunning makeup and probably Fay Wray’s best performance; Mystery of the Wax.

        It’s just that The Mystery of the Wax Museum is by nature on the dark side (morgue scenes abound), which puts it at a distinct disadvantage, demonstration-wise to, say, the bright sprightly colors of Universal’s two-color King of Jazz, which Criterion previously released. Buy The Mystery of the Wax Museum [Blu-ray] [Manufactured on Demand, Full Frame, Amaray Case, Subtitled] at Movies / TV: Horror, Mystery / Suspense: Guaranteed Lowest Price. Free Shipping on Orders over $25!

      Mystery of the Wax Museum () Mr. Igor's artistically accomplished but poorly attended wax museum in London is set on fire by his backer, who wants to collect the insurance money in order to recoup his losses. Trapped inside, Igor (Lionel Atwill) watches his priceless work melt away. House of Wax & Mystery of the Wax Museum. Reviewed by Glenn Erickson. Note, Septem Savant has reviewed a Blu-ray /3D release of this double bill.. A Vincent Price favorite, and probably the feature that propelled him in the direction of the horror genre, House of Wax is also the most famous release of the early 50s 3D 's a lively but corny production soaked in the.


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