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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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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

Elizabeth Sellars only made two films for Hammer. The first was Cloudburst (1951), their first film to be made at their then-new Bray Studios. The second was The Mummy's Shroud (1967) 15 years later, the last film to be made at Bray. See more »

Goofs

Prior to John Phillips' head being smashed against the wall, the fake blood is there before his head hits the stone. See more »

Connections

Followed by Blood from the Mummy's Tomb (1971) See more »

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Formulaic but enjoyable
22 March 2014 | by utgard14See all my reviews

An archaeological expedition does what archaeological expeditions in movies do best: they desecrate an Egyptian tomb and incur the wrath of a mummy. Routine mummy movie from Hammer. Helped by nice cast that includes Hammer vets Michael Ripper and Andre Morell. Ripper has probably his best role as the tragic Longbarrow. John Phillips makes a particularly hissable villain. Opening prologue seems to go on forever. The mummy makeup/costume is particularly ratty. Not sure if that was the look they were going for or if it was just the best they could do. It's not a particularly special horror movie but it's entertaining enough if you're a fan of mummy movies as I am.


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