Mystery of the Wax Museum1933

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Mystery of the Wax Museum
Directed by:
Michael Curtiz

"Mystery of the Wax Museum" (also known as "Wax Museum", "Geheimnis des Wachsfigurenkabinetts, Das", "Maschera di cera, La") is a Horror/Thriller film directed by Michael Curtiz, and written by Don Mullaly, released in the USA on February 17 of 1933 . Lionel Atwill and Fay Wray are starring, alongside Glenda Farrell, Frank McHugh, Allen Vincent and Gavin Gordon.

Images of wax that throbbed with human passion! Almost woman....what did they lack?

Who is the director of "Mystery of the Wax Museum":

Mystery of the Wax Museum was directed by Michael Curtiz, a director, producer, actor, and writer.

Before Mystery of the Wax Museum, Michael Curtiz had directed 20,000 Years in Sing Sing, released in 1932, The Cabin in the Cotton (1932), Doctor X (1932), The Strange Love of Molly Louvain (1932), Alias the Doctor (1932), and The Woman from Monte Carlo (1932). Since, he directed The Keyhole, released in 1933, Private Detective 62 (1933), The Mayor of Hell (1933), The Kennel Murder Case (1933), Female (1933), and Mandalay (1934).

What was the release date of "Mystery of the Wax Museum":

Mystery of the Wax Museum was initially released on Friday, February 17, 1933, in the United States. Also released on Friday, February 17, 1933 have been The Ghost Train (dir. Walter Forde) and Hello, Everybody! (dir. William A. Seiter). This was eighty-six (86) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, April 24, 1987 in Germany.

What is the cast of "Mystery of the Wax Museum":

At the casting of Mystery of the Wax Museum we find Lionel Atwill, previously seen in Doctor X (1932); Fay Wray (The Most Dangerous Game (1932), Doctor X (1932)); Glenda Farrell (The Match King (1932), I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)) [ more... ]

  • Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray and Arthur Edmund Carewe also appeared together in Doctor X, released in 1932.
  • Glenda Farrell, Frank McHugh and DeWitt Jennings can also be seen in Grand Slam, released in 1933.
  • Glenda Farrell and Edwin Maxwell also appeared together in Gambling Ship, released in 1933.
  • Claude King and Holmes Herbert also worked together in Marie Antoinette, released in 1938.

What is the Storyline of "Mystery of the Wax Museum":

Ivan Igor (Lionel Atwill) is a sculptor who operates a wax museum in 1921 London. When business is failing due to people's attraction to the macabre, Igor's investment partner, Joe Worth (Edwin Maxwell), tries to burn the museum down for the insurance money of £10,000. Igor wouldn't have it but Worth starts a fire anyway. Igor tries to stop him, and both he and Worth get into a fight. Worth knocks Igor unconscious, leaving the sculptor to die.

Igor survives, however, and reemerges 12 years later in [...]

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