Charlie Chan At The Wax Museum
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Escaped gangster Steve McBirney (Marc Lawrence), vowing to get even with Oriental sleuth Charlie Chan (Sidney Toler), lies in wait at a spooky wax museum run by demented plastic surgeon Dr. Cream (Henry Gordon). Chan is lured to the museum's opening day ceremonies on a ruse, along with a variety of strange characters ranging from a girl reporter (Joan Valerie) to a radio announcer (played by real-life announcer Ted Osborn). The subsequent murder spree is complicated by the fact that no one-not even the wily Chan--can tell the wax effigies from real thing. The explanation of the film's… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Typical Toler take on Chan."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"Fairly effective, but not one of the best series entries"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"If you disregard all the holes in the story, then you should find this one to be a refreshing thriller."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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