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.
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Did You Know?
's regular stunt double, Eddie Powell
, plays the mummy. Indeed, Powell had doubled for Lee in the stunt sequences on Hammer's first flirtation with the franchise in 1959, The Mummy
(1959). See more
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
When originally released theatrically in the UK, the BBFC made cuts to secure a 'X' rating. All cuts were waived in 1995 when released on home video with a 'PG' certificate under the Lumiere Pictures label and all subsequent releases have been certificated 'PG' on their website since 2003. See more