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John Gilling (screenplay) and
Anthony Hinds (from an original story by)
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Release Date:
15 March 1967 (USA) See more »
Beware the beat of the cloth-wrapped feet!
In 1920 an archaeological expedition discovers the tomb of an ancient Egyptian child prince. Returning home with their discovery... See more » | Add synopsis »
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André Morell ... Sir Basil Walden (as Andre Morell)

John Phillips ... Stanley Preston
David Buck ... Paul Preston

Elizabeth Sellars ... Barbara Preston
Maggie Kimberly ... Claire de Sangre (as Maggie Kimberley)
Michael Ripper ... Longbarrow
Tim Barrett ... Harry
Richard Warner ... Inspector Barrani

Roger Delgado ... Hasmid
Catherine Lacey ... Haiti
Dickie Owen ... Prem
Bruno Barnabe ... Pharaoh
Toni Gilpin ... Pharaoh's Wife
Toolsie Persaud ... Kah-to-Bey
Eddie Powell ... The Mummy
Andreas Malandrinos ... The Curator
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Garrie ... Arab Cleaner (uncredited)

Pat Gorman ... Reporter (uncredited)
Darroll Richards ... Sage (uncredited)
Michael Rothwell ... Reporter (uncredited)
Terence Sewards ... Reporter (uncredited)
Roy Stephens ... Reporter (uncredited)

Tim Turner ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
George Zenios ... Arab Reporter (uncredited)

Directed by
John Gilling 
Writing credits
John Gilling  screenplay and
Anthony Hinds  from an original story by (as John Elder)

Produced by
Anthony Nelson Keys .... producer
Original Music by
Don Banks 
Cinematography by
Arthur Grant (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Chris Barnes 
Casting by
Irene Lamb 
Production Design by
Bernard Robinson (production supervisor)
Art Direction by
Don Mingaye 
Makeup Department
George Partleton .... makeup
Frieda Steiger .... hair stylist
Production Management
Ed Harper .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bluey Hill .... assistant director
Graham Fowler .... third assistant director (uncredited)
Sound Department
Roy Hyde .... sound editor
Ken Rawkins .... sound recordist
Special Effects by
Les Bowie .... special effects (uncredited)
Ian Scoones .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
Peter Diamond .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Moray Grant .... camera operator
Bob Jordan .... focus puller (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Molly Arbuthnot .... wardrobe mistress
Larry Stewart .... wardrobe master
Editorial Department
James Needs .... supervising editor
Music Department
Philip Martell .... musical supervisor
Other crew
Eileen Head .... continuity
Crew believed to be complete

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90 min
Color (DeLuxe)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
Australia:PG | Finland:K-16 | Italy:VM14 | UK:X | UK:PG (DVD re-rating) (2003) | USA:Approved (PCA #21434) | West Germany:12 (nf)

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The pre-credits flashback opening lasts 7 minutes.See more »
Continuity: In the climatic struggle, the police officer shoots the mummy in the back twice. In the next following shot, the bullet holes are gone but back again in all subsequent shots.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Lucas (1986)See more »


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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
More of the same., 18 September 2004
Author: david-697 from Stockton, England

The biggest problem with 'The Mummy's Shroud' is that with 'The Mummy' in 1959, Hammer made the definitive 'mummy movie' and so 'The Mummy's Shroud' which basically tells the same story with only minor differences, comes across as being redundant.

John Gilling does his best with the material (there are a lot of great shots in this movie) but is unable to over-come the basic familiarity of the story. The cast is mixed, with the best actor, Andre Morell, wasted in a minor role. There are compensations, however, as Hammer veteran Michael Ripper (dubbed by Christopher Lee as 'face of Hammer') is given is best role as Longbarrow, his death is perhaps the dramatic highlight of the movie.

In addition, 'The Mummy's Shroud' is superior to Hammer's last movie in the series, 'The Curse Of The Mummy's Tomb', having a faster pace and sticks better in the memory (mainly due to the talents of Gilling). While not vintage Hammer by a long chalk, it's a solid Hammer movie which suffers from the 'seen it all before' factor.

Oh, by the way, if you're a Peter Cushing fan you will be disappointed, as despite being credited to Cushing in some sources, the narrator does not sound remotely like him.

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