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The Mummy's Hand (1940)

An ancient mummy is revived to destroy the invaders of the 3,000 year-old tomb of an Egyptian princess.

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The High Priest (as Eduardo Cianelli)
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Mr. Solvani (as Cecil Kelloway)
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Dr. Petrie
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The Beggar (as Siegfried Arno)
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Egyptian
Harry Stubbs ...
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Bazaar Owner
Mara Tartar ...
Girl
Leon Belasco ...
Ali
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Storyline

A couple of comical, out-of-work archaeologists (Dick Foran and Wallace Ford) in Egypt discover evidence of the burial place of the ancient Egyptian princess Ananka. After receiving funding from an eccentric magician (Cecil Kellaway) and his beautiful daughter (Peggy Moran), they set out into the desert only to be terrorized by a sinister high priest (George Zucco) and the living mummy Kharis (Tom Tyler) who are the guardians of Ananka^Òs tomb. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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They dared the curse of the ancients... to solve the most amazing mystery ever encountered by mortal man! See more »


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20 September 1940 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La mano de la momia  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The film takes place in May 1940. See more »

Goofs

After Marta screams, and Steve and Babe discover the Mummy's second victim, the shadow of the boom mic is visible on the wall of the tent behind them. See more »

Quotes

Babe Jenson: Little girls who play with guns get hurt.
Marta Solvani, Stage Name of Marta Sullivan: I'll get hurt?
[fires shots into the door]
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Connections

Spoofed in Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955) See more »

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very enjoyable
24 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

this sequel to the mummy(1932), may have been more of an inspiration for the Stephen Sommers remake in 1999, than the original one, just because of its different style. In the mummy's hand, suspense takes a backseat to action and comedy in this higher paced universal classic. Well cast and decently written, this film is recommended for all fans of this genre of film. If you're not a classic film fan, then just go for the original Mummy with Boris Karloff. Dick Foran and Wallace Ford bounce lines off of each other with great chemistry as the two American adventures stuck in Cairo, until they hatch a get-rich-quick scheme by uncovering an Egyptian princess' tomb. Peggy Moran is cute as the romantic interest of Dick Foran, Cecil Kellaway plays his part well as the jovial magician who backs the Americans venture, and George Zucco is pleasantly evil as the Egyptian priest who schemes to bring Kharis back to life. Also notable in this film is Harry Stubbs as the hapless bartender, Charles Trowbridge as the scientist friend of Dick Foran, and Leon Belasco as Ali the digging foreman. highly enjoyable 10/10


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