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The Mummy's Ghost (1944)

Unrated | | Fantasy, Horror | 7 July 1944 (USA)
An Egyptian priest travels to America in search of the bodies of an Egyptian princess and her living, mummified guardian, with consequences.

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Kharis (as Lon Chaney)
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An Egyptian high priest travels to America to reclaim the bodies of ancient Egyptian princess Ananka and her living guardian mummy Kharis. Learning that Ananka^Òs spirit has been reincarnated into another body, he kidnaps a young woman of Egyptian descent with a mysterious resemblance to the princess. However, the high priest^Òs greedy desires cause him to loose control of the mummy... Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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7 July 1944 (USA)  »

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The Mummy's Return  »

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According to director Reginald Le Borg in a 1989 interview, Lon Chaney Jr., as Kharis, went overboard in the scene in which he strangles Frank Reicher, although Chaney blocked the camera from picking up Reicher's reaction. The veteran actor was moaning, and exclaimed, "He nearly killed me!" According to LeBorg, Reicher was a veteran and didn't make a formal complaint, but the next day the director noticed his neck visibly bore the effects. See more »

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When the Scripps Museum security guard comes into the room to confront Yousef Bey, you can see the shadow of the boom mic on the glass door behind him. See more »

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Yousef Bey: Has any man before ever offered his bride the gift of eternal life?
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Featured in 100 Years of Horror: Mummies (1996) See more »

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Best of the '40's series
19 August 2002 | by (California) – See all my reviews

This horror yarn gives new meaning to term " 'til death do us part." This was a real quickie movie and it shows. However, it's one redeeming value is the mummy finally wins the girl, albeit, it may leave one with that sinking feeling.


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