Mystery of the Wax Museum Poster

Release Date: 1933

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 17 min

Plot Summary
Ivan Igor (Lionel Atwill) is the sculptor at a famous wax museum in London. When his partner, Joe Worth (Edwin Maxwell), burns down the museum for the insurance money, Igor is trapped inside. Years later he re-emerges in New York as the curator of a new wax museum, which boasts incredibly lifelike statues. When model Joan Gale (Monica Bannister) goes missing, however, reporter Florence Dempsey (Glenda Farrell) follows the clues to Igor's museum, where she discovers a terrible secret.

Cast: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Glenda Farrell, Frank McHugh, Gavin Gordon, Edwin Maxwell, Holmes Herbert, Arthur Edmund Carewe

Director: Michael Curtiz

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Love, Fall, New York City, Tense, Revenge, London, 1930s, Murder