“House of Wax”: The North American 70mm 3-D Engagements
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|Compiled by: Michael Coate||Date: 20.08.2022|
|The following is a reference / historical listing of the 70-millimeter re-release engagements of “House of Wax” in the United States and Canada.|
“House of Wax” — directed by Andre de Toth and starring Vincent Price, Charles Bronson, Phyllis Kirk and Carolyn Jones — was originally released in 1953 by Warner Bros. This 1971 re-release in 70mm was a Sherpix/Stereovision International presentation.
The 70mm prints of “House of Wax” featured 3-D (side-by-side) and six-track magnetic audio.
Opening date YYYY-MM-DD … locale — cinema (duration in weeks) [notes]
1971-11-16 … Los Angeles, CA — Chinese (4)
1971-11-24 … Anaheim, CA — Cinemaland (3)
1971-12-22 … Atlanta, GA — Twelve Oaks (3) [70mm unconfirmed]
1971-12-22 … College Park, GA — National Triplex (3) [70mm unconfirmed]
1971-12-23 … Boston, MA — Astor (4)
1978-10-29 … Atlanta, GA — Fox (2 days) [Fall Film Festival]
1980-12-30 … Toronto, ON — Science Centre/Ontario Film Theatre (4 days)
1981-12-25 … Minneapolis, MN — Mann (4)
1982-02-10 … New York, NY — Cinerama Twin (3)
The information included in this article was principally referenced from film industry trade publications and regional newspaper promotion. Special thanks to Bill Kallay and Bill Kretzel.
International 70mm engagements of this title have not been accounted for in this article.
If you believe this article contains any errors or omissions, please consider emailing the author or editor.
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