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Michael Carreras (screenplay)
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Release Date:
31 December 1964 (USA) See more »
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It Lives Again To Kill Again! See more »
Plot:
When European Egyptologists Dubois, Giles and Bray discover the tomb of the Egyptian prince Ra, American... See more » | Add synopsis »
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This is a Hammer film...? See more (37 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Terence Morgan ... Adam Beauchamp
Ronald Howard ... John Bray

Fred Clark ... Alexander King
Jeanne Roland ... Annette Dubois
George Pastell ... Hashmi Bey

Jack Gwillim ... Sir Giles Dalrymple

John Paul ... Inspector Mackenzie
Dickie Owen ... The Mummy (Ra-Antef)
Jill Mai Meredith ... Jenny
Michael Ripper ... Achmed
Harold Goodwin ... Fred
Jimmy Gardner ... Fred's Mate
Vernon Smythe ... Jessop
Marianne Stone ... Bey's Landlady
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maxwell Craig ... Footlights Operator (uncredited)
Olga Dickie ... Housekeeper (uncredited)
Nora Gordon ... Sir Giles's Housekeeper (uncredited)
Pat Gorman ... London Reporter (uncredited)
George Leech ... Ship Attacker (uncredited)
Michael McStay ... Ra-Antef (uncredited)
Eddie Powell ... 2nd Arab (uncredited)
Bernard Rebel ... Prof. Eugene Dubois (uncredited)
Roy Stewart ... Bearer in Museum (uncredited)
Larry Taylor ... Swordsman (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Carreras 
 
Writing credits
Michael Carreras (screenplay) (as Henry Younger)

Produced by
Michael Carreras .... producer
William Hill .... associate producer (as Bill Hill)
 
Original Music by
Carlo Martelli 
 
Cinematography by
Otto Heller (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Eric Boyd-Perkins  (as Eric Boyd Perkins)
 
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David Booth 
 
Production Design by
Bernard Robinson 
 
Makeup Department
Roy Ashton .... makeup artist
Iris Tilley .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bert Batt .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Michael Finlay .... painter (uncredited)
Eric Hillier .... props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Jim Groom .... sound editor (as James Groom)
Claude Hitchcock .... sound recordist
 
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Peter Diamond .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bob Thompson .... camera operator
Steve Birtles .... gaffer (uncredited)
George Higgins .... still photographer (uncredited)
Douglas Milsome .... clapper loader (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Betty Adamson .... wardrobe
John Briggs .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
James Needs .... supervising editor
Harry Ledger .... first assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Philip Martell .... musical supervisor
Philip Martell .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 
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Eileen Head .... continuity
Andrew Low .... technical advisor
 
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78 min | USA:81 min
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Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
Certification:
Finland:K-16 (1988) | Finland:(Banned) (1964) | Iceland:16 | Norway:15 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:12 (DVD re-rating) (2006) | UK:15 (video rating) (1986) | USA:Unrated | West Germany:16

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Jeanne Roland is dubbed.See more »
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Anachronisms: At the public showing of the mummy, the audience was shown a film about finding the tomb and contents. The film was in full color, a process that had not been perfected in 1900, when the film was set.See more »
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11 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
This is a Hammer film...?, 18 January 2005
Author: The_Void from Beverley Hills, England

The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb is Hammer's second foray into ancient Egypt...and it's not as good as the first. Not even nearly. None of the cast from 'The Mummy' has returned (probably because they read the script), and the film lacks both the ingenuity and good-natured style that has come to be associated with Hammer productions. In fact, this film goes directly against what Hammer fans have come to love about their films as about two thirds of it is frankly boring! The film is far too talky, and it diffuses any sense of dread or horror that the film contains. To be honest, I have no idea why Hammer studios ever green-lighted it. The story is basically a re-run of the first film, except there's far more chat about the pitfalls of taking ancient relics away from a Mummy's tomb, as opposed to the far more interesting subject of Egyptian mythology. We follow an American that is very much like J. Jameson from the Spiderman films, who decides to make a sideshow out of a mummy and ends up feeling the Mummy's curse after a whole load of boring nonsense.

When the film does finally get going, it isn't bad as we've got a mummy going round bumping people off left, right and centre; but it takes far too long to get to this stage, and by the time it does you couldn't care less about the mummy, the characters or anything else about the film. Many people seem to be giving the film small plaudits for the mummy's make-up, but I honestly can't see why. It looks like something some kid made in a Paper Mache class (assuming kids have Paper Mache classes, of course) and nothing like what you'd expect to find in a horror movie. The Mummy suffers because it's boring, lacks invention and doesn't feature enough horror. This is by far the worst Hammer film I've seen, and if you really have to see it I recommend fast-forwarding the first hour and just watching the ending. Feel free to disregard my sage advice, but I don't doubt that you'll wish you'd heeded it when the credits finally role.

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