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The Mummy's Shroud (1967)

Approved | | Horror | 15 March 1967 (USA)
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)
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Stanley Preston
David Buck ...
Paul Preston
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Barbara Preston
Maggie Kimberly ...
Claire de Sangre (as Maggie Kimberley)
Michael Ripper ...
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Tim Barrett ...
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Richard Warner ...
Inspector Barrani
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Hasmid
Catherine Lacey ...
Haiti
Dickie Owen ...
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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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1.66 : 1
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Peter Cushing is often listed as the uncredited Narrator, but Hammer Films had no record of who the Narrator was. It was in fact Tim Turner See more »

Goofs

After the mummy is shot the camera focuses tight on his back as he advances. The mummy gets far enough away to reveal the actor is not wearing his headpiece. See more »

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Featured in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Mummy's Curse (2013) 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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