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The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (1964)

Not Rated | | Horror | 31 December 1964 (USA)
When European Egyptologists Dubois, Giles and Bray discover the tomb of the Egyptian prince Ra, American entrepreneur and investor Alexander King insists on shipping the treasures and ... See full summary »

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When European Egyptologists Dubois, Giles and Bray discover the tomb of the Egyptian prince Ra, American entrepreneur and investor Alexander King insists on shipping the treasures and sarcophagus back to England for tour and display. Once there, someone with murderous intent has discovered the means of waking the centuries dead prince... Written by Jeff Hole <jeffhole@aol.com>

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Out of ancient Pharaoh's tomb stalks a monster-of-monsters with a lust for vengeance and a thirst for terror! See more »

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Dickie Owen, who plays the Mummy, also appears (uncredited) as Hashmi Bey's thuggish landlord, in a scene with Marianne Stone. See more »

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As the mummy swings his fist to hit Adam, the actor anticipates the blow early, beginning to move his head before he is even struck. See more »

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Hashmi Bey: We're all doomed to die for this act of desecration.
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Followed by Blood from the Mummy's Tomb (1971) See more »

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from "The Tales of Hoffman"
Music by Jacques Offenbach
Arranged by Len Stevens
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The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (1964) **
22 February 2009 | by See all my reviews

After Hammer's first successful stab at a mummy film (THE MUMMY - 1959) it's pretty rough going with their bandaged follow-ups. This one was not quite as unwatchable as I feared, but was still a limp and rather average affair that I don't see myself revisiting any time soon, if ever. A typical group of treasure seekers uncovers another Egyptian carcass which ultimately gets put on public display by a sleazy American showman, but mysteriously disappears and starts killing people. There's a lot of dull filler through most of this, but by the time the mummy starts stomping there was more action than I was lead to believe from others' reviews. This mummy's makeup isn't too bad, and he's more inventive than most with some of his killing techniques.

** out of ****


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