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Egyptian Melodies (1931)

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A spider sneaks into the Sphinx and has several spooky encounters.

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A spider descends into the sphinx; we follow behind it in a fairly impressive tracking shot. It reaches the central chamber and the mummies come to life and dance, as do the soldiers and royalty drawn on the wall. This includes a spirited chariot race. All the activity ultimately scares the spider, and it runs out. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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21 August 1931 (USA)  »

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Melodias Egipcias  »

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Copyright date: 27-8-1931. See more »

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Referenced in The Mad Doctor (1933) See more »

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Ballet égyptien
Composed by Alexandre Luigini
(1875)
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Not so obvious jokes
23 December 2003 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Some of the funniest "bits" are things I missed the first viewing: As the mummy cases open ominously, the spider strikes an Al Jolson pose, and cries "Mummy!" Also note that as the mummies turn around in their dance routine, they have button flaps on their wrappings, like old-fashioned long underwear. I wonder what else I may have missed? Maybe I should go run it again...


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