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The Mummy's Shroud (1967)

Approved  |   |  Horror  |  15 March 1967 (USA)
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In 1920 an archaeological expedition discovers the tomb of an ancient Egyptian child prince. Returning home with their discovery, the expedition members soon find themselves being killed ... See full summary »

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Sir Basil Walden (as Andre Morell)
John Phillips ...
Stanley Preston
David Buck ...
Paul Preston
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Barbara Preston
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Claire de Sangre (as Maggie Kimberley)
Michael Ripper ...
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Tim Barrett ...
Harry
Richard Warner ...
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Roger Delgado ...
Hasmid
Catherine Lacey ...
Haiti
Dickie Owen ...
Prem
Bruno Barnabe ...
Pharaoh
Toni Gilpin ...
Pharaoh's Wife
Toolsie Persaud ...
Kah-to-Bey
Eddie Powell ...
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In 1920 an archaeological expedition discovers the tomb of an ancient Egyptian child prince. Returning home with their discovery, the expedition members soon find themselves being killed off by a mummy, which can be revived by reading the words off the prince's burial shroud. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Beware the beat of the cloth-wrapped feet!

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15 March 1967 (USA)  »

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A Mortalha da Múmia  »

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Christopher Lee's regular stunt double, Eddie Powell, plays the mummy. Indeed Powell had doubled for Lee in the stunt sequences on Hammer's first flirtation with the franchise in 1959, The Mummy (1959). See more »

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At the start, Prem has just laid his master's body to rest and walks outside into the desert. There is a low evening 'sun' and his shadow is cast on the faraway mountains and sky revealing them as a backdrop only 4 or 5 feet away. See more »

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A Great Mummy Movie!

I have to admit, I was a bit worried when I picked this baby up, but it shocked me for sure when I watched it. The awesome box cover pulled me in, but the movie is actually really good. Despite not having either Cushing or Lee, this film holds up because of the cast's seriousness and a very cool monster. Much like all mummy films, the curse to those that disturbed the mummy's tomb carries the plot of this sucker. That along with some drama about a "rich heartless father vs. handsome moral son" relationship and the girl mixed up in it and blah-blah-blah-blah-blah-blah . . .Who cares? We just wanna see mummies killin', right? And kill he does. Watch the close up of the centuries-old dust falling from his opening eyelids. Classic Hammer!


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