The Climax (1944) was a Horror - Musical Film directed by George Waggner and produced by George Waggner.
Academy Awards 1944 --- Ceremony Number 17 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: John B. Goodman, Alexander Golitzen; Interior Decoration: Russell A. Gausman, Ira||Nominated|
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The Climax Directed by George Waggner Written by Curt Siodmak and Lynn Starling from a play by Edward Locke 1944/USA Universal Pictures First viewing/Netflix rental Angela: Marcellina’s! In 1944 as now, a sequel seemed to be the quickest shortcut to success. ?Universal must have thought, ... Read full article
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Although he had been appearing in motion pictures for 25 years, this 1944 release was Boris Karloff's first film in color.
This film was shot on the lavish sets created for Phantom of the Opera in an attempt to recoup the large budget of that film. The opera house set had been built for the original The Phantom of the Opera starring Lon Chaney, and this extraordinary set still exists on the Universal Studios lot. It is the oldest surviving movie set in the world.
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