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The Mummy's Curse (1944) was a Horror Film directed by Leslie Goodwins and produced by Ben Pivar.

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The Mummy?s Curse (1944, Leslie Goodwins)

on Sep 15, 2010 From The Stop Button

The Mummy’s Curse feels like a Universal attempt at a Val Lewton picture. It’s from 1944, so Lewton’s modern horror pictures had already come out. It’s hard to believe Universal changed their approach to monster movies so radically between this picture and the previous Mummy ... Read full article


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Princess Ananka: It's as though I were two different people. Sometimes it seems as if I belong to a different world. I find myself in strange surroundings with strange people. I cannot ever seem to find rest! And now Kharis!


Cajun Joe: I know the swamp like my finger.


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The Mummy was set in 1932, the year of its release. The first sequel, The Mummy's Hand is also chronologically coherent, set in 1940. The Mummy's Tomb takes place thirty years following the events of "Hand", with The Mummy's Ghost approximately two years after that. We learn that this movie is set an additional twenty five years after "Ghost", meaning that the events take place around 1997.
The last of Universal's original MUMMY series of five features, at least until 1955's "Abbott and Costello meet the Mummy, " shot July 26-August 8, 1944, and released December 22.
The famous sequence in which Princess Ananka (Virginia Christine) rises from the dead in the swamp is slightly undercranked - a process that speeds up the action - which gives an eerie, unreal quality to her movements. The trick is given away by the overly fast movements of the branches around her.
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