Thursday, October 13, 2022

Waxworks Silent Film presented at the Brook Arts Center


(original title: Das Wachsfigurenkabinett)

WHEN: Sunday, October 23, at 2 pm.
WHERE: Brook Arts Center, 1 Hamilton St., Bound Brook NJ
Discounted Tickets are $5-12
Available at or 732-469-7700 or at the Box Office the day of the show.

All tickets are reserved seating.

Waxworks (original title: Das Wachsfigurenkabinett) is a 1924 fantasy/horror silent film written by Nosferatu screenwriter Henrik Galeen and directed by Paul Leni. The film is about a writer who accepts a job from a waxworks proprietor to write a series of stories about the exhibits of the Caliph of Baghdad, Ivan the Terrible, and Jack the Ripper in the museum in order to boost business.

Although Waxworks is often credited as a horror film, it is an anthology film that goes through various genres including a fantasy film adventure, a historical film, and a horror film. With live accompaniment music by Garden State Theater Organ Society’s Don Kinnier.

The Brook Arts Center is in Bound Brook, NJ, one block from the Bound Brook Train station and a few short miles from Rt 22, 287, and 78. Concessions, ADA seating, and free parking are available.