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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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Dr. James Halsey
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Ragheb
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Cajun Joe
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Pat Walsh
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Dr. Cooper
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Achilles
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Sacristan
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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)  »

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La maldición de la momia  »

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Trivia

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

Goofs

Although this is typical of the era, it's still wrong: When Ananka rises out of the swamp, she goes into a pond to wash off the dried mud. Afterwards, her hair is perfectly coiffed and her face is completely made up: plucked and penciled eyebrows, eye shadow, eyeliner, mascaraed eyelashes and of course lipstick. See more »

Quotes

Princess Ananka: It's as though I were two different people. Sometimes it seems as if I belong to a different world. I find myself in strange surroundings with strange people. I cannot ever seem to find rest! And now Kharis!
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Connections

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Soundtracks

Hey, You!
by Frank Orth and Oliver Drake
Sung by Ann Codee
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Having a tanna leaf brew with Kharis for the last time.
28 September 1999 | by (in the bayou swamp) – See all my reviews

By this time the Kharis series was out of ideas. In the last movie Kharis & his princess submerged into a new england swamp. As usual with the Universal programmers that was ignored and we are shifted to Louisiana.Once again Kharis wants to be reunited with his loved one.AGAIN!

The acting is decent while Kosleck gives a very slimy performance as a perverted Kharis follower.Chaney isn't given much except to stumble around and do some one armed strangling.The sets are nicely done as well. The scene where the princess breaks out of the ground is excellent.

The characters are cardboard and there is some offensive racial stereotyping typical of the 40's.What I want to know is why don't folks run from Kharis? He moves like a tortoise. Dance around the walking ragpile, grab a torch and roast marshmellows with him.He's thousands of years old! He'll go up in a heartbeat.

This movie doesn't require or deserve a lot of thought.It clocks in at 59 minutes so if you have an hour to kill it won't hurt you.Average.


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