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The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (1964)

Not Rated | | Horror | 31 December 1964 (USA)
When European Egyptologists Dubois, Giles and Bray discover the tomb of the Egyptian prince Ra, American entrepreneur and investor Alexander King insists on shipping the treasures and ... See full summary »

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When European Egyptologists Dubois, Giles and Bray discover the tomb of the Egyptian prince Ra, American entrepreneur and investor Alexander King insists on shipping the treasures and sarcophagus back to England for tour and display. Once there, someone with murderous intent has discovered the means of waking the centuries dead prince... Written by Jeff Hole <jeffhole@aol.com>

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During the Egyptian flashback scenes Franz Reizenstein's theme from Hammer's original The Mummy (1959) can be heard. See more »

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At the public showing of the mummy, the audience was shown a film about finding the tomb and contents. The film was in full color, a process that had not been perfected in 1900, when the film was set. See more »

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Hashmi Bey: We're all doomed to die for this act of desecration.
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Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
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Another Sumptuous Looking Hammer Film
4 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

All Hammer Movies had that look. They had a way of presenting Color in a formula of their own design and it is part of their appeal to this day. In a word, it is sumptuous. Here we have the Studio's second Mummy Movie as our old friend is awakened once again to materialize the proverbial Curse.

It has a rather talky first half but the verbiage is slightly interesting and the "Mummy as Sideshow" is a new take. The second half kicks into gear and moves quite energetically, well as energetic as a Mummy can be. He seems determined to wreak the necessary havoc and does so quite brutally.

In the finale things really come together with a Plot twist and an exciting chase through the sewers. Overall, this is mid-range Hammer and that is almost always better than the Studio's contemporaries. Definitely worth a view for Hammer, Horror, and B-Movie Fans.


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