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The Mummy's Shroud (1967)

Approved | | Horror | 15 March 1967 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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John Gilling

Writers:

John Gilling (screenplay), Anthony Hinds (from an original story by) (as John Elder)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
André Morell ... Sir Basil Walden (as Andre Morell)
John Phillips ... Stanley Preston
David Buck David Buck ... Paul Preston
Elizabeth Sellars ... Barbara Preston
Maggie Kimberly Maggie Kimberly ... Claire de Sangre (as Maggie Kimberley)
Michael Ripper ... Longbarrow
Tim Barrett Tim Barrett ... Harry
Richard Warner ... Inspector Barrani
Roger Delgado ... Hasmid
Catherine Lacey ... Haiti
Dickie Owen Dickie Owen ... Prem
Bruno Barnabe Bruno Barnabe ... Pharaoh
Toni Gilpin Toni Gilpin ... Pharaoh's Wife
Toolsie Persaud Toolsie Persaud ... Kah-to-Bey
Eddie Powell ... The Mummy
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Storyline

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. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Beware the beat of the cloth-wrapped feet!

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 March 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El manto de la momia See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (DeLuxe)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Christopher Lee'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 »

Goofs

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 »

Alternate Versions

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 »

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Edited into Tela Class: Uma Obra do Barulho (2007) See more »

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A Great Mummy Movie!
23 February 2003 | by nelsmonsterxSee all my reviews

I have to admit, I was a bit worried when I picked this baby up, but it shocked me for sure when I watched it. The awesome box cover pulled me in, but the movie is actually really good. Despite not having either Cushing or Lee, this film holds up because of the cast's seriousness and a very cool monster. Much like all mummy films, the curse to those that disturbed the mummy's tomb carries the plot of this sucker. That along with some drama about a "rich heartless father vs. handsome moral son" relationship and the girl mixed up in it and blah-blah-blah-blah-blah-blah . . .Who cares? We just wanna see mummies killin', right? And kill he does. Watch the close up of the centuries-old dust falling from his opening eyelids. Classic Hammer!


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