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Mystery of the Wax Museum

Koszarski, Richard, ed. (screenplay by Don Mullaly and Carl Erickson)

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ISBN 10: 0299076709 / ISBN 13: 9780299076702
Published by University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, WI, 1979
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Fine, clean, tight copy in original blue cloth with a near fine dust jacket having some rubbing. NO jacket chips or tears. No markings or bookplates. Nice collector grade copy. Includes about 30 pages covering the history behind the classic horror film, one of the first to be shot in two-color Technicolor plus some b&w frame enlargements and the screenplay in printed book form. Bookseller Inventory # 112951

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Title: Mystery of the Wax Museum

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, WI

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

The Depression-era vogue for horror and the supernatural produced some of Hollywoood's most memorable chillers, among them Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Paramount), Frankenstein, (Universal), and King Kong (RKO). At Warner Brothers, the main entry was Mystery of the Wax Museum, directed by Michael Curtiz, a grand thriller of 1933 in which Fay Wray (Who would appear opposite Kong later that same year) was threatened with waxy immortality by the maniacal Lionel Atwill.

About the Author:

Richard Koszarski, film historian at the School of Visual Arts, New York, is the author of three books and numerous articles on the American film. 
Tino Balio, Professor in the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, is the author of United Artists: The Company Built by the Stars, United Artists: The Company That Changed the Film Industry, and the editor of The American Film Industry as well as the 22 volume Wisconsin/Warner Bros. Screenplay series, all published by the University of Wisconsin Press. He directed the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theatre Research from 1966 to 1882.

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