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The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (1964)

Not Rated | | Horror | 31 December 1964 (USA)
British archaeologists and their American investor ship an Egyptian mummy's sarcophagus to London but someone has the amulet to revive the mummy that will then kill all those who disturbed its tomb.

Director:

Michael Carreras

Writer:

Michael Carreras (screenplay) (as Henry Younger)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Terence Morgan ... Adam Beauchamp
Ronald Howard Ronald Howard ... John Bray
Fred Clark ... Alexander King
Jeanne Roland Jeanne Roland ... Annette Dubois
George Pastell ... Hashmi Bey
Jack Gwillim ... Sir Giles Dalrymple
John Paul John Paul ... Inspector Mackenzie
Dickie Owen Dickie Owen ... The Mummy (Ra-Antef)
Jill Mai Meredith Jill Mai Meredith ... Jenny
Michael Ripper ... Achmed
Harold Goodwin ... Fred
Jimmy Gardner Jimmy Gardner ... Fred's Mate
Vernon Smythe Vernon Smythe ... Jessop
Marianne Stone ... Bey's Landlady
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Storyline

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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It Lives Again To Kill Again! See more »

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Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 December 1964 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

George Pastell plays a high priest and devotee of the gods of ancient Egypt in both this film and the previous Hammer entry in this franchise, 1959's The Mummy. See more »

Goofs

During one of the 19the century scenes, there is a modern lit exit sign clearly visible over a doorway. Those exit signs had not been invented yet. See more »

Quotes

Hashmi Bey: We're all doomed to die for this act of desecration.
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Connections

Followed by The Mummy's Shroud (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Barcarolle
(uncredited)
from "The Tales of Hoffman"
Music by Jacques Offenbach
Arranged by Len Stevens
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Like the mummy, it takes a while to get going
3 January 2000 | by heedarmySee all my reviews

After a cripplingly slow start, the second-half of this low-budget (even by Hammer standards) tale is quite lively and gruesome. Devotees may miss Cushing and Lee but Hammer alumnus Michael Ripper IS on hand, as an unlikely Cockney-accented Egyptian called Ahmed. Director Michael Carreras liked to shoot all his films in widescreen and the film is probably best seen in its original Hammerscope format.


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