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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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Book Review: THE PASSION OF THE MUMMY

By Dan Day, Jr. on Jul 12, 2021 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

Frank Dello Stritto's THE PASSION OF THE MUMMY is in the same vein as his earlier works, A WEREWOLF REMEMBERS and CARL DENHAM'S GIANT MONSTERS. All three deal with the lives and adventures of famous classic horror film characters. In the earlier two volumes Frank revealed the "actual" exploits of La... Read full article


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


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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.


Helen Grosvenor: I loved you once, but now you belong with the dead. I am Anck-es-en-Amon, but I... I'm somebody else, too. I want to live, even in this strange new world.


Imhotep: Excuse me... I dislike being touched... an Eastern prejudice.


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Facts about

So many layers of cotton were glued to Boris Karloff's face to create the wrinkled visage of Imhotep as a mummy that Karloff was unable to move his facial muscles enough even to speak.
The film's poster holds the record for the most money paid for a movie poster at auction: more than $453,500.
The ring Boris Karloff uses has been in the possession of Forrest J Ackerman for many decades (he wears it).
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