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The Mummy (1932) was a Drama - Fantasy Film directed by Karl Freund and produced by Carl Laemmle Jr..

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The Mummy Strikes (1943, Izzy Sparber)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Oct 3, 2018 From The Stop Button

If it weren?t for the needlessly racist finish from Lois (Joan Alexander), The Mummy Strikes would probably get a pass. Maybe. The action isn?t particularly impressive, but the Egyptian history lesson is pretty cool. Even if it?s all about young King Tush. Jay Morton?s script is (mostly) strong?it, ... Read full article


The Mummy (1959)

By Beatrice on Dec 28, 2016 From Flickers in Time

The Mummy Directed by Terence Fisher Written by Jimmy Sangster 1959/UK Hammer Films First viewing/Netflix rental This time Hammer tackles the Mummy franchise. This contains some key elements of 1932’s Universal classic The Mummy,?mainly the great love of the ancient priest Kharis (Christophe... Read full article


The Mummy (1932)

on Oct 7, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

Originally published October 20th, 2012 Got another review for you today and another from the Universal classic monsters series. ?A bit of back story before we begin: I love the remake of The Mummy, hell I like The Mummy 2 (and I stop there ignoring 3). ?I didn’t realize until several years af... Read full article


Snack-sized Film Reviews: "Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick" and "Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy"

By Rick29 on Dec 23, 2015 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1952). This Paramount Pictures musical was a last attempt to turn popular singer Dinah Shore into a movie star. She had appeared previously in films with Danny Kaye (Up in Arms) and Randolph Scott (Belle of the Yukon). This one pairs her with Alan Young, who was then b... Read full article


The Mummy

By Amanda Garrett on Oct 29, 2015 From Old Hollywood Films

Today, I'm all wrapped up in the horror classic, The Mummy (1932), starring Boris Karloff. This article is part of the Universal Pictures Blogathon hosted by Silver Scenes. Universal Pictures made many exceptional horror films during the 1930's. The Mummy (1932), directed by the great cinemat... Read full article


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Imhotep: Anck-es-en-Amon, my love has lasted longer than the temples of our gods. No man ever suffered as I did for you.


Imhotep: You will not remember what I show you now, and yet I shall awaken memories of love... and crime... and death...


Imhotep: [to Helen Grosvenor dressed as his beloved Princess Anck-es-en-Amon] It was not only this body I loved, it was thy soul. I destroy this lifeless thing! Thou shall take its place but for a few moments and then... RISE again, even as I have risen!


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Arnold Gray is in studio records/casting call lists in the role of "Knight" for this movie, but the part was almost certainly a knight in the deleted sequence depicting the reincarnations of Princess Anck-es-en-Amon prior to Helen Grosvenor. Consequently, Gray does not appear in the film as released.
'Ardath Bey' (the name Imhotep assumes after his exhumation) is an anagram of 'Death by Ra' (Ra is the Egyptian sun-god).
This was the first assignment in the director's chair for the noted German cinematographer Karl Freund. He was given this opportunity only two years after arriving in the United States.
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