The 1953 Warner Bros. horror-thriller masterpiece was directed by actor-turned-director Andre de Toth. He later directed several television series for Warners, including one episode of “Maverick” (1960, w/James Garner), several episodes of “77 Sunset Strip” (1959–60), “Hawaiian Eye” (1959–60) and an episode of “Bronco” (1960, w/ Ty Hardin). “House of Wax” was produced by veteran producer Bryan Foy, who was part of the original “Seven Little Foys” family vaudeville troupe with his father, Eddie Foy. The screenplay for “House of Wax” was written by Crane Wilbur and was based off of a story by Charles S. Belden.
Who was in “House of Wax” (1953)?
The Players who appeared in “House of Wax” were Vincent Price (as Prof. Henry Jarrod), Phyllis Kirk (as Sue Allen) Frank Lovejoy (as Det. Lt. Tom Brennan), Carolyn Jones (as Cathy Gray), Paul Picerni (as Scott Andrews), Angela Clarke (as Mrs. Andrews), a young Charles Bronson (as Igor, Bronson was credited under his original name of Charles Buchinsky), Roy Roberts (as Matthew Burke), Dabbs Greer (as Sgt. Jim Shane), Paul Cavanagh (as Sidney Wallace) and Reggie Rymal (as a Barker).