An archaeological expedition brings back to London the coffin of an Egyptian queen known for her magical powers. Her spirit returns in the form of a young girl and strange things start to ...
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An archaeological expedition brings back to London the coffin of an Egyptian queen known for her magical powers. Her spirit returns in the form of a young girl and strange things start to happen. Written by
The to-let sign outside the house occupied by the nefarious Corbeck bears the company name Neame and Skeggs, named for the film's production manager and production supervisor, Christopher Neame and Roy Skeggs, respectively. See more »
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 »
The meek shall NOT inherit the earth. They can't be trusted with it.
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Disturbing version of Stoker's very disturbing "mummy" novel.
This is by a long way the best of the three adaptations so far of Bram Stoker's complex and disturbing novel of an Egyptologist's obsessive desire to revive an evil ancient Egyptian queen. (The novel was so worrying in 1903 that the ending was changed for the second edition: this movie keeps mainly to the original ending.) The cast ranges from competent to quite good, with the Queen/daughter suitably seductive but unreadable. The appearance is handsomely and oppressively Edwardian - the ancient Egyptian is rather silly
and the direction firm. Try this as a better taste of Stoker's obsessive
psychological horror than any of the versions of "Dracula" except the long British TV adaptation.
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