House of Wax

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

House of Wax (1953, USA) is a Horror film directed by Andre De Toth

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Main Details

  • Released in 1953
  • Color
  • Running time: 88 minutes
  • Distribution Co: Warner Bros. (1953) (USA) (theatrical)/AFEX (1953) (Austria) (theatrical)/Warner Bros. Films (1953) (Finland) (theatrical)/Warner Bros. Pictures (1953) (Chile) (theatrical)/Warner Bros. (1953) (Belgium) (theatrical)/Warner Bros. (1953) (West Germany) (theatrical)/Warner Bros. (1953) (Netherlands) (theatrical)/Warner Bros. (1953) (UK) (theatrical)/Warner Bros. (1953) (Sweden) (theatrical)/Warner-Columbia Film (1973) (Sweden) (theatrical) (re-release)/Sherpix (1971) (USA) (theatrical) (re-release)/Chapel Distribution (1997) (Australia) (theatrical) (35mm print and 3D print)
  • Directed by Andre DeToth
  • Produced by Bryan Foy
  • Screenplay by Crane Wilbur, Based on The Wax Works by Charles S. Belden
  • Starring Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Charles Bronson, Phyllis Kirk, Carolyn Jones, Paul Picerni
  • Music by David Buttolph
  • Cinematography Bert Glennon, J. Peverell Marley, Lothrop B. Worth
  • Edited by Rudi Fehr


  • UNLIKE ANYTHING YOU'VE SEEN BEFORE! (original print ad - all caps)
  • Warner Bros. bring you the first feature produced by a major studio in 3D...
  • Nothing that has gone before can compare with this!
  • You've never been scared until you've been scared in 3-D.
  • Beauty and Terror meet in your every thrill of its story comes off the screen right at you in NaturalVision 3 dimension
  • Now Warners Bros bring you 3 dimension natural vision unlike anything you've seen before! A feature picture! A story sensation!
  • The Wax Figures Also Looked Like Other People - People Who Had Disappeared..........
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