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An irrigation project in the rural bayous of Louisiana unearths Kharis the living mummy (Lon Chaney Jr.), who was buried in quicksand 25 years earlier.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Kharis, the Mummy (as Lon Chaney)
Peter Coe ...
Virginia Christine ...
Kay Harding ...
Betty
Dennis Moore ...
Dr. James Halsey
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Ragheb
Kurt Katch ...
Cajun Joe
Addison Richards ...
Maj. Pat Walsh
Holmes Herbert ...
Dr. Cooper
Charles Stevens ...
Achilles
William Farnum ...
Sacristan
Napoleon Simpson ...
Goobie
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Storyline

An irrigation project in the rural bayous of Louisiana unearths Kharis the living mummy (Lon Chaney Jr.), who was buried in quicksand 25 years earlier. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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OUT OF A TRAP OF 1000 TERRORS, COMES PARALIZING HORROR! (Realart re-release poster-all caps) See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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Release Date:

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

Virginia Christine/Princess Ananka went on to become Mrs. Olson in the Folgers commercials. See more »

Goofs

When Kharis attacks Tante Berthe in her room, she gasps as he strangles her. The camera pans to the resurrected Ananka, who stands nearby. Tante Berthe's previous gasps are replayed as Ananka watches the struggle. See more »

Quotes

Cajun Joe: I know the swamp like my finger.
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Connections

Follows The Mummy's Tomb (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

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