Cinema: The Big Illusion

As the 3-D craze swept Hollywood, Variety reported last week that one producer claimed he was going to shoot his next picture in a process "much better even than 3-D." i.e., 4-D. "It means," the moviemaker explained, "that I'm using 3-D and I've got a story, too." The week's two new 3-D movies seemed to concentrate on stereoscopic effects rather than dramatic effectiveness.

House of Wax (Warner), a remake of the 1933 2-D thriller, The Mystery of the Wax Museum, pictures Vincent Price as an insane sculptor who murders his victims and then immerses...

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