Trivia: House of Wax (1953)

  • Enforced Method Acting: The guillotine was real and very functional, causing Paul Picerni to briefly quit the film rather than perform the scene where he's rescued from it just in time. In the end, after much discussion, he agreed to one take and no more. The fear on his face is very real.
  • Hey, It's That Guy!:
    • Jarrod's assistant Igor is Charles Bronson in one of his first movie roles (under his original name, Charles Buchinsky).
    • Morticia is the heroine's unlucky friend.