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Writer:
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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Filthy bandages on the loose in the streets of London! See more (35 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:
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)
 
Casting by
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
 
Stunts
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
 
Music Department
Philip Martell .... musical supervisor
Philip Martell .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Eileen Head .... continuity
Andrew Low .... technical advisor
 
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Runtime:
78 min | USA:81 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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

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Trivia:
Jeanne Roland is dubbed.See more »
Goofs:
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 »
Soundtrack:
Belly DanceSee more »

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11 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Filthy bandages on the loose in the streets of London!, 27 January 2004
Author: Coventry from the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls

This motion picture is supposed to be a kind of sequel to the terrific film starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee from 1959 but, compared to that one, this is a highly unimaginative and rather dull experience. The movie starts exiting enough, with a scientist getting slaughtered by angry and dangerous looking Egyptian priests…Unfortunately, the next 40 minutes are just a series of dull conversations and uninspired history lessons. The typical stereotypical American businessman wants the bandaged body of Ra to be in an amusements park, while the serious British archaeologist wants it to be in a classy museum…very uninteresting, I tell you. Curse also lacks a few decent and convincing actors and Jeanne Dubois – as the love interest Anette – fades away when set next to the other Hammer Egyptian queens like Valerie Léon (Blood from the Mummy's Tomb) and Yvonne Furneaux (The Mummy). The film becomes a bit more watchable when the mummy finally is going on his rampage in the streets of London...he even ends up in the sewers!! Which brings me to the most positive element of Curse of the Mummy's Tomb!! The creepy and dusty looking make-up! The filthy bandages and the impressively shot images of Ra alone are worth the effort. The ending is more or less surprising and satisfying but it doesn't save the entire finish product. A real shame, I think, because mummies ( and the Ancient Egypt in general ) are such a fascinating and astonishing source of inspiration for terrifying horror tales.

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