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The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (1964)

Unrated | | Horror, Thriller | 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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Complete credited cast:
Adam Beauchamp
Ronald Howard ...
John Bray
Alexander King
Jeanne Roland ...
Annette Dubois
George Pastell ...
Hashmi Bey
Sir Giles Dalrymple
Inspector Mackenzie
Dickie Owen ...
Jill Mai Meredith ...
Michael Ripper ...
Harold Goodwin ...
Jimmy Gardner ...
Fred's Mate
Vernon Smythe ...
Marianne Stone ...
Bey's Landlady


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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Half bone, half bandage...all blood-curdling terror! See more »


Horror | Thriller


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Release Date:

31 December 1964 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Maldição da Múmia  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Jeanne Roland is dubbed. See more »


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 »


Alexander King: I must take you into my confidence and warn you. There is a curse which says that all persons present at the opening of a Pharaoh's coffin and who gaze at the face of the mummy therein, shall die. You have been WARNED!
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Followed by Blood from the Mummy's Tomb (1971) See more »


Plaisir d'amour
Music by Johann Martini
Arranged by Philip Martell
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The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (1964) **
22 February 2009 | by (U.S.A.) – 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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