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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Beware the beat of the cloth-wrapped feet!
Did You Know?
Director John Gilling
's third and last film for Hammer. Gilling was reputedly very unhappy with the finished product and in later interviews would often cite it as his worst film. He would shift his work to TV immediately after, working on such shows as Department S
(1969), The Champions
(1968) and The Saint
(1962), before making one final feature Cross of the Devil
(1975). Gilling then retired and moved to Australia where he spent most of his time painting up until his death in 1984. See more
The mummy starts a fire in the photography studio; the curtains on the other side of the room start burning by themselves a moment later. See more
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