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Blood from the Mummy's Tomb (1971)

 -  Horror  -  17 May 1972 (USA)
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An archaeological expedition brings back to London the coffin of an Egyptian queen known for her magic powers. Her spirit returns in the form of a young girl and strange things starts to ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew Keir ...
Fuchs
Valerie Leon ...
Margaret / Tera
James Villiers ...
Corbeck
Hugh Burden ...
Dandridge
George Coulouris ...
Berrigan
Mark Edwards ...
Tod Browning
Rosalie Crutchley ...
Helen Dickerson
...
Doctor Putnum
David Markham ...
Doctor Burgess
Joan Young ...
Mrs. Caporal
James Cossins ...
Older Male Nurse
David Jackson ...
Young Male Nurse
Jonathan Burn ...
Saturnine Young Man
Graham James ...
Youth in Museum
Tamara Ustinov ...
Veronica
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An archaeological expedition brings back to London the coffin of an Egyptian queen known for her magic powers. Her spirit returns in the form of a young girl and strange things starts to happen. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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A severed hand beckons from an open grave!

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17 May 1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aima ap' ton tafo tis moumias  »

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Director Seth Holt died from a heart attack before completing this film. It was finished by Michael Carreras. See more »

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In the beginning of the movie when the priest starts to put the funnel type instrument into the nostril of the dead or unconscious queen's nose, you can see her eyelids twitch when it makes contact with her skin. See more »

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Corbeck: The meek shall NOT inherit the earth. They can't be trusted with it.
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Reasonable Hammer Horror Movie
29 January 2006 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

On the night before her anniversary, Margaret Fuchs (Valerie Leon) receives an ancient Egyptian ring with a red stone as a birthday gift from her father, Prof. Julian Fuchs (Andrew Keir). Margaret has frequent nightmares about an expedition in Egypt with five members, including her father, finding the tomb of Queen Tera, an evil sorcerer with a severed hand. The members collect the sarcophagus with a totally preserved mummy, the severed hand with the ring with a red stone, and three relics. Margaret is possessed by the spirit of Tera and chases the expedition members to retrieve the objects and gives life back to Tera.

"Blood from the Mummy's Tomb" is only a reasonable Hammer horror movie. The locations and the cinematography are beautiful; Valerie Leon is extremely gorgeous, with a sexy body, amazing eyes and a very beautiful face; the story is not bad; but something is missing in the screenplay to make this movie a classic. The ambiguous characters of Margaret and Prof. Julian Fuchs are quite confused, and it is not clear whether the father wants to protect her daughter or help Tera. This movie entertains, but had potential to be better and better. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Sangue no Sarcófago da Múmia" ("Blood in the Sarcophagus of the Mummy")


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