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Movie-A-Day #335: House of Wax (1953).

December 1, 2011

Marie Tussaud, the woman behind the legendary Madame Tussauds wax museum, was born on this day in 1761. Her novel creations have since become an institution, with scores of imitators springing up around the world. And it was her wax museum concept that was the backdrop for “House of Wax,” Hollywood’s first hit 3-D movie. (Speaking of novelties that haven’t worn off yet…)

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