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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Strangest & Most Violent Mummy Film? "The Mummy's Curse" (1944) (video)


"The Mummy's Curse" is the final film in Universal's "Mummy" series.

And despite some lighter moments than the two previous films... may also be the most violent, if judging by body count alone.

The Mummy (Lon Chaney) makes the most of his ample screen time in this one.

The film also contains perhaps the single strangest scene in any "Mummy" movie...
...the mud-caked resurrection of Kharis' beloved Princess Ananka (Virginia Christine).

Ananka struggles stiffly out of her earthen tomb, then staggers toward the light.

The film is a lively swan song for Kharis--one of vintage horror's weirdest monsters.  

I neither own nor claim any rights to this material.  Just having some fun with it.  Thanks for watching!


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