History Film / HouseOfWax1953

25th Mar '17 9:51:34 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* GenreSavvy: Sue, when she's being chased, realises the noise that her shoes make on the cobbles is giving her away, and takes them off.



* ItsPopularNowItSucks: In-universe: Jarrod comes to believe this and decides that his rebuilt museum will mostly give the public the sensationalism it wants.

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* ItsPopularNowItSucks: In-universe: InUniverse: Jarrod comes to believe this and decides that his rebuilt museum will mostly give the public the sensationalism it wants.
25th Mar '17 8:17:53 AM erforce
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''House of Wax'' is a 1953 American horror film starring VincentPrice, whose career then took a turn primarily towards horror films. It is a remake of ''Film/MysteryOfTheWaxMuseum'' (1933). It was the first 3-D color feature film from a major American studio, following independent movie ''Bwana Devil''. These two movies sparked the 3-D movie boom of the 1950s. Interestingly enough, director Andre De Toth only had one eye, and couldn't see the effect.

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''House of Wax'' is a 1953 American horror film starring VincentPrice, Creator/VincentPrice, whose career then took a turn primarily towards horror films. It is a remake of ''Film/MysteryOfTheWaxMuseum'' (1933). It was the first 3-D color feature film from a major American studio, following independent movie ''Bwana Devil''. These two movies sparked the 3-D movie boom of the 1950s. Interestingly enough, director Andre De Toth only had one eye, and couldn't see the effect.



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* AxeBeforeEntering

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* TheDitz: Cathy.

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* SpiritedYoungLady: Sue.

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31st Oct '16 2:29:51 PM Morgenthaler
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'''''House of Wax''''' is a 1953 American horror film starring VincentPrice, whose career then took a turn primarily towards horror films. It is a remake of ''Film/MysteryOfTheWaxMuseum'' (1933). It was the first 3-D color feature film from a major American studio, following independent movie ''Bwana Devil''. These two movies sparked the 3-D movie boom of the 1950s. Interestingly enough, director Andre De Toth only had one eye, and couldn't see the effect.

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'''''House ''House of Wax''''' Wax'' is a 1953 American horror film starring VincentPrice, whose career then took a turn primarily towards horror films. It is a remake of ''Film/MysteryOfTheWaxMuseum'' (1933). It was the first 3-D color feature film from a major American studio, following independent movie ''Bwana Devil''. These two movies sparked the 3-D movie boom of the 1950s. Interestingly enough, director Andre De Toth only had one eye, and couldn't see the effect.
31st Oct '16 12:29:17 PM MisterCPC
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* AdaptationalVillainy: Amazingly enough, a rare "villain gets worse with the adaptation" variety. In contrast to Joe in the original ''Film/MysteryOfTheWaxMuseum'', who burned the museum down because they had run completely out of money, Matthew is making a steady profit off of Jarrod's museum. He just isn't satisfied with how much profit he's getting, and wants to get the insurance money for a "new business deal"... which is soon after implied to be a lie for how he wants extra cash to impress his latest girlfriend, [[GoldDigger Cathy]].
* TheAlcoholic: Leon, who is a gifted artist, and "a periodical drunk".

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* AdaptationalVillainy: Amazingly enough, a rare "villain gets worse with the adaptation" variety. In contrast to Joe in the original ''Film/MysteryOfTheWaxMuseum'', who burned the museum down because they had run completely out of money, Matthew is making a steady profit off of Jarrod's museum. He just isn't satisfied with how much profit he's getting, and wants to get the insurance money for a "new business deal"... which is soon after implied to be a lie for how he wants extra cash to impress his latest girlfriend, [[GoldDigger Cathy]].
Cathy]]. And while Joe did leave his partner to die, he merely ran off after setting the fire... Matthew also attempts to kill Jarrod after setting it, even staying behind a bit to try and finish him off when Jarrod does his best to put extinguish it.
* TheAlcoholic: Leon, who is a gifted artist, and "a periodical drunk".
17th Aug '16 7:16:57 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: Jarrod. The museum he adored and poured his heart and soul into is destroyed because of his partner's greed; he himself is horribly disfigured and while he doesn't totally lose use of his hands, can't sculpt the way he used to.
23rd Jun '16 8:38:54 AM Shadowgazer
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* AssholeVictim: Matthew. He's shallow, greedy (to a murderou, lecherous and implied to be stringing along Cathy, who thinks he has marriage plans.

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* AssholeVictim: Matthew. He's shallow, greedy (to a murderou, murderous extent) lecherous and implied to be stringing along Cathy, who thinks he has marriage plans.
18th May '16 5:35:44 AM k410ren
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* CelebrityResemblance: in-universe; Igor happens to look like William Kemmler, the first man executed by electric chair.
4th May '16 2:49:35 PM k410ren
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* NobodyHereButUsStatues: At one point, Igor disguises himself as one of several heads on a shelf.
4th Apr '16 3:57:04 AM Shadowgazer
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* AdaptationalVillainy: Amazingly enough, a rare "villain gets worse with the adaptation" variety. In contrast to Joe in the original ''Film/MysteryOfTheWaxMuseum'', who burned the museum down because they had run completely out of money, Matthew is making a steady profit off of Jarrod's museum. He just isn't satisfied with how much profit he's getting, and wants to get the insurance money for a "new business deal"... which is soon after implied to be a lie for how he wants extra cash to impress his latest girlfriend, Cathy.

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* AdaptationalVillainy: Amazingly enough, a rare "villain gets worse with the adaptation" variety. In contrast to Joe in the original ''Film/MysteryOfTheWaxMuseum'', who burned the museum down because they had run completely out of money, Matthew is making a steady profit off of Jarrod's museum. He just isn't satisfied with how much profit he's getting, and wants to get the insurance money for a "new business deal"... which is soon after implied to be a lie for how he wants extra cash to impress his latest girlfriend, Cathy.[[GoldDigger Cathy]].



* AssholeVictim: Matthew. He's shallow, greedy, lecherous and implied to be stringing along Cathy, who thinks he has marriage plans.

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* AssholeVictim: Matthew. He's shallow, greedy, greedy (to a murderou, lecherous and implied to be stringing along Cathy, who thinks he has marriage plans.
27th Mar '16 9:23:16 AM MacronNotes
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