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The Mummy's Tomb (1942)

A high priest travels to America with a living mummy to kill those who had desecrated the tomb of an Egyptian princess thirty years earlier.

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A high priest travels to America with a living mummy to kill those who had desecrated the tomb of an Egyptian princess thirty years earlier. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Eyes That Crawl With Madness! Hands That Creep Like Cobras! See more »


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23 October 1942 (USA)  »

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La tumba de la momia  »

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In a 1995 interview with TV host Skip E. Lowe, actor Turhan Bey (Mehemet Bey) cited this film as his favorite particularly because he loved playing his character. See more »

Goofs

When a torch is thrust into the mummy's face, it is clearly a rubber mask on a dummy. See more »

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Sheriff: Whether you can believe it or not, the facts are here and we've got to face them. A creature that's been alive for over 3,000 years is in this town.
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Referenced in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Mummy (1932) (2013) See more »

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a slight step down in quality but still wonderful fun
30 March 2006 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

Okay, so this is pretty familiar stuff once again--you know, mad Egyptian cult leader and his resurrection of a mummy to exact revenge on those who have desecrated ancient tombs. About the only big differences here are having Lon Chaney, Jr. play the mummy for the first time and the action is moved to America (despite this making little sense). While this is far from the best mummy film, it is good old fashioned fun and I enjoy this much more than the overly special effects enhanced mummy films of the last decade because of the fun factor. The campiness and the whole ambiance are just so wonderful--and they remind you that the term "B-movie" isn't such a bad thing. Watch it and let yourself go--and have FUN!


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