Movieland Wax Museum, Buena Park, California
On May 4, 1962 Mary Pickford dedicated the Museum on behalf of the outstanding entertainers of the Cinema world. The following old postcards of the Movieland Wax Museum in Buena Park, California, provide a great visual look back at the Movieland Wax Museum's history.
 

Movieland Wax Museum
and Palace of Living Art
Buena Park, California
 

D. W. Griffith director
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Douglas Fairbanks
and Mary Pickford
in "THE TAMING OF
THE SHREW"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Ward Bond
"Wagon Train"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Nancy Kwan
World of Suzy Wong
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Wallace Berry
and Marie Dressler
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Gloria Swanson,
William Holden,
Eric Von Stroheim
in "SUNSET
BOULEVARD"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Robert Taylor
and Hedy Lamarr
in "LADY OF THE
TROPICS"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Jean Harlow
in "DINNER AT EIGHT"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Jean Harlow
in "DINNER AT EIGHT"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Lon Chaney, Sr.
in "PHANTOM OF
THE OPERA"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Buster Keaton
"Sherlock Jr."
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Vincent Price
in "HOUSE OF WAX"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Wm. S. Hart,
Tom Mix,
Ken Maynard
"Cowboy" Stars
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Charley Chaplin
in "THE GOLD RUSH"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

The Marx Brothers....
Chico, Harpo, Groucho
in "ANIMAL
CRACKERS"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Jeanette MacDonald
and Maurice Chevalier
in "THE MERRY
WIDOW"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Will Rogers
in "A CONNECTICUT
YANKEE IN KING
ARTHUR'S COURT"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

The Barrymores
in "RASPUTIN AND
THE EMPRESS"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Katherine Hepburn
and Humphrey Bogart
in "AFRICAN QUEEN"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Shirley  Temple
"Bright Eyes"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Shirley  Temple
"Bright Eyes"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Harold Lloyd
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Myrna Loy
and William Powell
in "THE THIN MAN"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Gina Lollobrigida
"FLESH AND THE
WOMAN"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Greta Garbo
in "QUEEN CHRISTINA"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Norma Shearer
in "MARIE
ANTOINETTE"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Our Gang
"The Awful Tooth"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Ray Milland
"Lost Weekend"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Lawrence Olivier
"Wuthering Heights"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Gary Cooper
in "HIGH NOON"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Charles Laughton
"The Private Life of
Henry VIII"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Ginger Rogers and
Fred Astaire
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Harry Carey
in "TRADER HORN"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Charles Farrell
and Janet Gaynor
in "SEVENTH HEAVEN"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Roy Rogers
in "DON'T FENCE
ME IN"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Cantinflas
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Marilyn Monroe
"The Asphalt Jungle"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Al Jolson
"The Jazz Singer"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Charles Bronson
in "HOUSE OF WAX"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Clark Gable
and Vivien Leigh
in "GONE WITH THE
WIND"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Rudolph Valentino
in "THE SON
OF THE SHEIK"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

James Dean
in "REBEL WITHOUT
A CAUSE"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Boris Karloff
in "FRANKENSTEIN"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Charley Chase
"Modern Love"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Brigitte Bardot
in "AND GOD
CREATED WOMAN"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Tyrone Power
in "BLOOD AND SAND"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Laurel and Hardy
"Perfect Day"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Entrance to
Movieland Wax Museum
7711 Beach Boulevard
(Highway 39)
Buena Park, California
 

Frankenstein's
Photo Gallery
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Movieland Wax Museum
Dedicated to the Artists
of the Entertainment
Industry
 

Sophia Loren
"Two Women"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

John F. Kennedy
"P.T. 109"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Natalie Wood
"West Side Story"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Roy Rogers
"Don't Fence Me In"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Robert Taylor and
Heddy Lamarr
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Wm. S. Hart & Tom Mix
& Ken Maynard
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Laurel and Hardy
"Perfect Day"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Brigitte Bardot
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Al Jolson
"The Jazz Singer"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Our Gang
"The Awful Tooth"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Jean Harlow in
"Dinner at Eight"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Wallace Beery and
Marie Dressler
"Min and Bill"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Clark Gable and
Vivien Leigh
"Gone with the Wind"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Douglas Fairbanks
Mary Pickford
"The Taming of the Shrew"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Natalie Wood
"West Side Story"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Will Rogers
"A Connecticut Yankee
in King Arthur's Court"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Marilyn Monroe
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Sophia Loren
"Two Women"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Rudolph Valention
"The Son of the Sheik"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Clark Gable
"Gone with the Wind"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Alan Ladd
"Shane"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

The Marx Brothers
"Animal Crackers"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Shirley Temple
"Bright Eyes"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

"World of Suzy Wong"
Nancy Kwan
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Mario Lanza
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Charles Laughton
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Cantinflas
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Boris Karloff
"Frankenstein"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

The Keystone Cop
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Ginger Rogers
Fred Astaire
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Greta Garbo
"Queen Christina"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Ray Milland
"Lost Weekend"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Tyrone Power
"Power in
Blood and Sand"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Katherine Hepburn
Humphrey Bogart
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Gloria Swanson
"Sunset Boulevard"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Will Rogers
"A Connecticut Yankee
in King Arthur's Court"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

The Barrymores
"Rasputin and
the Empress"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Harry Carey
"Trader Horn"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Charley Chaplin
"The Gold Rush"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Buster Keaton
"Sherlock Jr."
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Ward Bond
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Vincent Price
"House of Wax"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Gary Cooper
"High Noon"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Jeanette McDonald and
Maurice Chevalier
"The Merry Widow"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Harold Lloyd
"Mad Wednesday"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

James Dean
"Rebel Without a Cause"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

"The Thin Man"
Myrna Loy &
William Powell
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Harry Langdon
Ben Turpin
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Gina Lollobrigida
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Gold Rolls Royce
at the Entrance of
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Swan Lake
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

The Keystone Cop
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

"Bonanza"
The Stars' Hall
of Fame
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Bela Lugosi
and Helen Chandler
in "DRACULA"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Marilyn Monroe
 in "GENTLEMEN
PREFER BLONDES"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Ginger Rogers
and Fred Astaire
 in "TOP HAT"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Natalie Wood
and Richard Beymer
in "WEST SIDE STORY"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Sophia Loren
and Elnora Brown
in "TWO WOMEN"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Mario Lanza
 in "THE GREAT
CARUSO"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Cantinflas
 in "SI YO FUERA
DIPUTADO"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

The Keystone Kop
The Stars' Hall of Fame
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Greta Garbo
and John Gilbert
 in "QUEEN CHRISTINA"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Charles Chaplin
 in "THE GOLD RUSH"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Gary Cooper
and Grace Kelly
 in "HIGH NOON"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Glen Ford
 in "TEAHOUSE OF
THE AUGUST MOON"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Chuck Connors
 in "RIFLEMAN"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, CA
 

Robert Stack
 in television series
"UNTOUCHABLES"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Nancy Sinatra
 in "WILD ANGELS"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Kirk Douglas
 in "SPARTACUS"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Gia Scala
 in "THE GUNS OF
NAVARONNE"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Ward Bond
 in "WAGON TRAIN"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, CA
 

John "Duke" Wayne
in "HONDO"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Fred MacMurray
"THE ABSENT MINDED
PROFESSOR"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Humphrey Bogart
and Katharine Hepburn
in "THE AFRICAN
QUEEN"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Gloria Swanson
and William Holden
in "THE AFRICAN
QUEEN"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Spectacular Sign
Over 10,000 Bulbs
Movieland Wax Museum
and Palace of Living Art
Buena Park, California
 

Norma Shearer
in "MARIE ANTIONETTE"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Ethel, John,
and Lionel Barrymore
in "RASPUTIN AND
THE EMPRESS"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Vincent Price
in "THE HOUSE
OF WAX"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Alan Ladd
in "SHANE"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Charles Laughton
in "THE PRIVATE LIFE
OF HENRY VIII"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Tyrone Power
in "BLOOD AND SAND"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Maurice Chevalier
and Jeanette MacDonald
in "THE MERRY
WIDOW"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Mryna Loy and
William Powell
"THE THIN MAN"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Harry Langdon
and Ben Turpin
silent screen comedians
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Harold Lloyd
in "MAD WEDNESDAY"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Olivia De Havilland
and Leslie Howard
in "GONE WITH
THE WIND"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Debbie Reynolds
in "THE SINGING NUN"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Judy Garland
in "THE WIZARD of OZ"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Charlton Heston
in "BEN-HUR"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Robert Redford
and Paul Newman
"Butch Cassidy and
the Sundance Kid"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Will Rogers
"Limb Shot"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

A Femme Fatale
Marilyn Monroe,
Jean Harrlow,
and Nancy Sinatra
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Julie Christie
and Omar Sharif
"DOCTOR ZHIVAGO"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Mae West
as Diamond Lil
in "SHE DONE HIM
WRONG"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

James Cagney
and Pat O'Brien
in "ANGELS WITH
DIRTY FACES"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Yul Brynner
in "THE KING
AND I"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

W. C. Fields
in "POPPY"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Jerry Lewis
in "THE NUTTY
PROFESSOR"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Julie Christie,
Omar Sharif,
and Rod Steiger
 in "DOCTOR ZHIVAGO"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Movieland Wax Museum
and Palace of Living Art
and Starlite Gift Shop
Buena Park, California
 

Gold Rolls-Royce
Has carried may stars
to premiers of their
Movieland sets.
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Frank Will
KEYSTONE KOP
Mystifying Magic Tricks
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

A Soldier Ape
holds a Human Prisoner
in "PLANET OF
THE APES"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Star Trek
Visitors walk on
the bridge.
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Star Trek
Visitors walk on
the bridge.
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Movieland Exterior
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, CA
 

Elizabeth Taylor
"CLEOPATRA"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Tony Orlando and
Dawn
in CBS-TV Show
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Robert Redford
and Paul Newman
"Butch Cassidy and
the Sundance Kid"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Danny Thomas
in "THE JAZZ SINGER"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Burt Reynolds
"Deliverance"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Bob Hope
and Jack Benny
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Barbara Streisand
in "HELLO DOLLY"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Henry Winkler
as "The Fonz"
 in "HAPPY DAYS"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, CA
 

Bail Rathbone
in "THE ADVENTURES
OF SHERLOCK HOMES"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, CA
 

Lawrence Welk
Conducts Orchestra
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, CA
 

Edward Asner
"Lou Grant"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, CA

Crew Members on
the bridge of the
USS Enterprise
in "STAR TREK"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, CA

 

Ernest Borgnine
and Stella Stevens
and Gene Hackman
on the "POSEIDON
ADVENTURE"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, CA
 

Sammy Davis Jr.
and Frank Sinatra
on the "DEAN MARTIN
SHOW"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, CA

Christopher Reeve
in "SUPERMAN
THE MOVIE"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, CA
 

Mel Gibson
in "THE ROAD
WARRIOR"
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, CA
 
   
Palace of Living Art

DAVID
same as sculpture by
Michelangelo
at Palace of Living Art
Buena Park, California

A copy of
Christ in the Garden
by Heinrich Hoffmann
Palace of Living Art
Buena Park, California
 

A copy of
Lincoln
by Daniel Chester French
Palace of Living Art
Buena Park, California

A copy of
American Gothic
by Grant Wood
Palace of Living Art
Buena Park, California
 

Virgin and
the Swan
Palace of Living Art
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California
 

Venus de Milo
by Unknown Artist
Palace of Living Art
Movieland Wax Museum
Buena Park, California

Pinkie
by Sir Thomas
Lawrence
Palace of Living Art
Buena Park, California
 

A copy of
The Last Supper
by Leonardo da Vinci
Palace of Living Art
Buena Park, California

View Master
Movieland Wax Museum
& Palace of Living Art
Buena Park, California
 
   


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