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The Mummy's Curse (1944)

An irrigation project in the rural bayous of Louisiana unearths living mummy Kharis, who was buried in quicksand twenty-five years earlier.

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Mummy (as Lon Chaney)
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Kay Harding ...
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Halsey
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Ragheb
Kurt Katch ...
Cajun Joe
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Pat Walsh
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Dr. Cooper
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Achilles
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Sacristan
Napoleon Simpson ...
Goobie
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An irrigation project in the rural bayous of Louisiana unearths living mummy Kharis, who was buried in quicksand twenty-five years earlier. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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THE MONSTER....THAT WOULD NOT DIE! (Realart re-release poster-all caps) See more »


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22 December 1944 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Maldição da Múmia  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The famous sequence in which Princess Ananka (Virginia Christine) rises from the dead in the swamp is slightly undercranked - a process that speeds up the action - which gives an eerie, unreal quality to her movements. The trick is given away by the overly fast movements of the branches around her. See more »

Goofs

Obvious sped-up film when Princess Ananka rises from the swamp (see trivia). See more »

Quotes

Goobie: Dr. Halsey! Dr. Halsey!
Dr. James Halsey: What is it, Goobie?
Goobie: The mummy's alive and he's dancing with the devil.
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Connections

Featured in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Mummy (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Hey, You!
by Frank Orth and Oliver Drake
Sung by Ann Codee
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User Reviews

There's nothing like a mummy's love.
31 October 2002 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

There is still life in this curse, barely. The premise has ran its course. Too many familiar scenes and the thrill is just hanging on. This although is still creepy to watch and fun for a rainy night. The living mummy Kharis(Lon Chaney Jr)now seeks his lost love(Virginia Christine) in the bayous of Louisiana. Also notable are Kurt Katch and Jackie Lou Harding. A "mummy" fan's must.


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