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The Mummy's Ghost (1944)

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


(as Reginald LeBorg)


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Complete credited cast:
Inspector Walgreen
Professor Norman
Harry Shannon ...
Emmett Vogan ...
Lester Sharpe ...
Doctor Ayad
Claire Whitney ...
Mrs. Norman
Oscar O'Shea ...
Kharis (as Lon Chaney)


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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Release Date:

7 July 1944 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Mummy's Return  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Second of Lon Chaney Jr.'s three "Mummy" features, filmed from August 23-September 1, 1943, but not released until June 30, 1944 (copyrighted 1943) . See more »


The opening speech by Andoheb is not consistent with the back story given in the other movies of the series. As well, Andoheb died at the beginning of the previous film. See more »


Andoheb: Now swear by the ancient Egyptian gods, that you will never rest until the Princess Anaka and Kharis have been returned to their rightful resting place, in these tombs...
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Referenced in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Mummy's Curse (2013) See more »

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The Mummy's Ghost (1944) ***
26 October 2004 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Despite the increasingly familiar nature of these Mummy sequels, this one still has enough to make it brisk and enjoyable. A significant boost is added in casting John Carradine as the newest high priest, who keeps Kharis fed and back on the march - this time with a new angle in trying to reunite the mummy with his princess Ananka, now reincarnated into the form of a sexy modern woman (Ramsay Ames). For some reason, Lon Chaney thankfully invests some character into Kharis this time, allowing him to become angered, frustrated, and even saddened during the course of the movie. The biggest drawback for this chapter is that Robert Lowery and Ramsay Ames are pretty lousy as the two leading lovers. Universal stock music is used to great effect in many sequences, and there is an offbeat ending that may be the best one of the series. *** out of ****

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