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1953 Судьба Марины (Леонид Быков) 314 просмотров ... House of Wax 1953. House of Wax was the first color 3-D feature film from a major American studio and premiered two days after the Columbia Pictures film Man in the Dark, the first major-studio black-and-white 3-D feature. Seeing promise in 3-D's future, Warner Bros. contracted Julian and Milton Gunzburg's Natural Vision 3-D system, the same one used for Bwana Devil, and filmed a remake of their thriller Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933), based on Charles S. Belden's three-act play The Wax Works. Available on. The site's critical consensus reads "House of Wax is a 3-D horror delight that combines the atmospheric eerieness of the wax museum with the always chilling presence of Vincent Price."[17]. It premiered in New York on April 10, 1953, and had a general release on April 25. They manage to free Sue in time while Jarrod is killed in the struggle when knocked into the boiling vat of molten wax that he prepared for her. 25 of 25 people found this review helpful. House of Wax is a 1953 American color 3-D horror film about a disfigured sculptor who repopulates his destroyed wax museum by murdering people and using their wax-coated corpses as displays. Certificate: Passed But he made a good picture, a good thriller. House of Wax is an in-name-only remake of the well-remembered 1953 3-D horror outing starring Vincent Price, which was in turn based on the 1933 picture Mystery of the Wax Museum. Director Andre DeToth was blind in one eye and unable to experience stereo vision or 3-D effects. It premiered in New York on April 10, 1953, and had a general release on April 25. Yes, House of Wax was filmed in 3D, though ironically De Toth was blind in one eye and could not see the effects. Bosley Crowther of The New York Times found the film "disappointing," writing: "This picture, apart entirely from the fact that it is baldly, unbelievably antique in its melodramatic plot and style, shows little or no imagination in the use of stereoscopic images and nothing but loudness and confusion in the use of so-called stereoscopic sound. It didn’t mean anything to him. [citation needed], Among the foregrounded uses of 3-D in the film were scenes featuring a wax museum fire, can-can girls, and a paddleball-wielding pitchman. Media in category "House of Wax (1953 film)" The following 2 files are in this category, out of 2 total. 1953. After surviving a fire set by his associate, Professor Henry Jarrod (Vincent Price)—formerly a sculptor of beautiful and exquisitely detailed wax figures—reopens his museum with the assistance of protégés Igor (Charles Buchinsky), Scott Andrews (Paul Picerni), and Leon Averill. [7] To accompany its stereoscopic imagery, House of Wax was originally available with a stereophonic three-track magnetic soundtrack, although many theaters were not equipped to make use of it and defaulted to the standard monophonic optical soundtrack. Master of horror Vincent Price stars in this classic thriller, along with Academy Award-nominee Carolyn Jones ("The … The Film: This simplified (but lavish) remake of the 1933 melodrama The Mystery of the Wax Museum was the most financially successful 3-D production of the 1950s. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. 1953, Region 1 (NTSC), 88 Minutes, Rated PG Jarrod claims that he used photographs of Cathy to make the sculpture. House of Wax (1953) DVD Review. In 1971, it was widely re-released to theaters in 3-D with a full advertising campaign. His name was Reggie Rymal. House of Wax, filmed under the working title The Wax Works, was Warner Bros.' answer to the surprise 3-D hit Bwana Devil, an independent production that premiered the previous November. Visual Effects by: Julian Gunzburg 3D Supervisor: Milton Gunzburg 3D Consultant: Lothrop B. Then it is we go back to the gaga script devised by Crane Wilbur from a story which served one of the early talking films and one is inclined to shudderingly ask: Are we to go through all that again? House of Wax (sh. Three tales of terror involve a grieving widower and the daughter he abandoned; a drunkard and his wife's black cat; and a hypnotist who prolongs the moment of a man's death. Directed by Andre DeToth and starring Vincent Price , it is a remake of Warner Bros. ' Mystery of the Wax Museum ( 1933 ), without the comic relief featured in the earlier film. House Of Wax 1953 House of Wax is a 1953 American color 3-D horror thriller film, about a disfigured sculptor who repopulates his destroyed wax museum by murdering people and using their wax-coated corpses as displays. [citation needed] A new stereo soundtrack has been synthesized from the available source material. It is a remake of “Mystery of the Wax Museum” released in 1933. "[12] Harrison's Reports called the film "a first-class thriller of its kind," and "the best 3-D picture yet made," though it felt that "the added value of depth is not significant enough to warrant the annoyance of viewing the proceedings through the polaroid glasses, and that the picture would have been as much of a chiller if shown in the standard 2-D form, and probably even a greater thriller if shown on a wide screen. After this high-profile role, Price was in high demand to play fiendish villains, mad scientists and assorted other deranged characters in genre films such as The Tingler, The Masque of the Red Death and The Abominable Dr. Phibes. Wallace meets a wheelchair-bound Jarrod at that time, the sculptor having survived with his hands too damaged to sculpt. It premiered in New York on April 10, 1953, and had a general release on April 25. Nevertheless, the infamous paddleball sequence following the intermission is tossed in to make use of the technology that would start a 1950s craze, but much like the intermission, it's distracting and unwelcome. He specializes in historical tableau's such a Marie Antoinette or Joan of Arc. A doctor, scientist, organist, and biblical scholar, Anton Phibes, seeks revenge on the nine doctors he considers responsible for his wife's death. Description. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. a wax museum; House of Wax, a 1953 3D horror film starring Vincent Price; House of Wax, a 2005 horror film starring Elisha Cuthbert and Chad Michael Murray; House of Wax (EP), an EP by Insane Clown Posse "House of Wax", a song on the 2007 album Memory Almost Full by Paul McCartney; See also. Henry Jarrod sculpts wax figures so lifelike that visitors to his museum swear they look real. SUPPLEMENTARY: House of Wax (1953) main titles – anaglyph 3D version. In 2014, the movie was deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" by the Library of Congress, and was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.[3][4]. When Sue visits the police station the following day, she learns that Cathy's body was taken from the morgue. DVD Released by Warner Home Video. He was largely responsible for the success of the picture. Please expand the article to include this information. House of Wax (1953):An associate burns down a wax museum with the owner inside, but he survives only to become vengeful and murderous. May 15, 2019 - Explore Elizabeth Ayala's board "House of Wax 1953", followed by 1443 people on Pinterest. Another major re-release occurred during the 3-D boom of the early 1980s. His business partner, Matthew Burke, needs some of his investment returned to him and pushes Jarrod to have more lurid exposes like a chamber of horrors. 1 King Street, Saint Augustine, Florida, USA. As of 2013, no copy of the original three-channel stereo soundtrack is known to exist. "[5] Some modern critics agree that DeToth's inability to see the depth is what makes the film superior because he was more concerned with telling a thrilling story and believable performances from the actors than simply tossing things at the camera. With Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk. When he meets his new assistant's beautiful friend, Sue Allen, he knows he's found the perfect model - only unbeknown to anyone, he has a very particular way of making his wax creations. [citation needed], House of Wax was one of the big hits of 1953, topping the charts for 5 weeks[6] and earning an estimated $5.5 million in rentals from the North American box office alone. "When they wanted a director for [a 3-D] film, they hired a man who couldn’t see 3-D at all! Title: House of Wax is a 1953 American period mystery-horror film directed by Andre DeToth. View production, box office, & company info. House of Wax [Blu-ray 3D], Warner’s 3-D spectacular from 1953 was issued on Blu-ray seven years ago (photo). Sue attends the opening of the wax museum and is troubled by the strong resemblance of the figure of Joan of Arc to Cathy. 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