House of wax


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[Standard version].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (165 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Title from container.
General 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.
House of wax cast: Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk, Carolyn Jones, Paul Picerni.
Mystery of the Wax Museum cast: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Glenda Farrell, Frank McHugh.
House of wax: A sculptor of wax figures for a museum is horrified when his partner proposes setting fire to the unpopular museum in order to collect the insurance money. As the wax figures melt amid the blaze, the two men begin to fight. The sculptor is knocked out and left to 'perish' amongst the flames. He resurfaces many years later for the launch of his own wax museum. However, the opening coincides with the sudden disappearance of some dead bodies from the city morgue. His assistant begins to suspect his boss of foul play, especially after the deranged wizard of wax begins eyeing the friend of his assistant's lovely girlfriend as a model for a waxed figure of Marie Antoinette.
Mystery of the wax museum: The disappearance of people and corpses leads a reporter to a wax museum and a sinister sculptor.
System Details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; double-sided disc ; Dolby Digital stereo surround (House of wax, English track), Dolby Digital mono (House of wax, French and Spanish tracks; Mystery of the wax museum).
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
This DVD is copy protected.
House of wax: English (Dolby stereo. surround, Dolby mono), dubbed French (Dolby mono.) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby mono.) dialogue; optional subtitles in Bahasa, Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai; English closed captions for the hearing impaired (bonus material may not be closed-captioned).
Mystery of the wax museum: English dialogue; optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, or Thai; English closed captions for the hearing impaired.
House of wax was named to the National Film Registry in 2014 by Library of Congress
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

McHugh, F., Farrell, G., Wray, F., Atwill, L., Picerni, P., Foy, B., Kirk, P., Lovejoy, F., Jones, C., Price, V., Curtiz, M., De Toth, A., & Wilbur, C. (2009). House of wax ([Standard version].). Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Frank McHugh et al.. 2009. House of Wax. Burbank, CA: Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Frank McHugh et al.. House of Wax Burbank, CA: Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

McHugh, Frank, et al. House of Wax [Standard version]., Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2009.

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