Simon has arranged to send a rare mummy of a pharaoh from Cairo to Phildelphia to his good friend, Keystone University archeology professor Horatio Bitts, whose beautiful daughter does not escape The Saint's attention. Ruthless gang leader Duke Bates, known as "The Boss," is a dead ringer for Simon and a notorious jewel smuggler who uses the mummy to disguise a cache of illegal diamonds. After Bates murders a shady jewel cutter and the professor, Simon finds himself under suspicion... even by his old friend, Inspector Fernack. Written by
Master criminal meets his match! All-new thrills on the double-quick as he tricks slick sleuths.
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Did You Know?
Filmed November-late December 1939. Bela Lugosi
completed this feature after "Ninotchka," and before "Black Friday." See more
When a bullet is shot through the side of the speedboat carrying Templar, the depth of the hole from the inside angle close-ups is nowhere as low as it would have to be near the waterline to take on water as obvious from the medium shots of the outside of the boat. See more
[after he's shot "The Boss"
Shall I call an ambulance?
Inspector Henry Fernack
Better make it a hearse.
Followed by The Saint in Palm Springs