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The Mummy (1932)

Directed by


Starring (View all)
Boris Karloff Boris Karloff
Imhotep
Zita Johann Zita Johann
Helen Grosvenor
David Manners David Manners
Frank Whemple
Arthur Byron Arthur Byron
Sir Joseph Whemple
Edward Van Sloan Edward Van Sloan
Doctor Muller
Bramwell Fletcher Bramwell Fletcher
Ralph Norton
Noble Johnson Noble Johnson
The Nubian
Kathryn Byron Kathryn Byron
Frau Muller


Written by (View all)
Nina Wilcox Putnam Nina Wilcox Putnam
(from a story by)
Richard Schayer Richard Schayer
(from a story by)


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Monsters Mash #8 Universal Cycle: The Mummy

11 years, 10 months ago at Sep 26 1:13
Boris Karloff was fresh off of Frankenstein and was ready to do the Mummy he was probably the first actor to play to off the most imitated monsters in cinema but don't be fooled this mummy doesn't stay in it bandages all the time [img id=1618895 width=500full] and it doesn't kills people mindlessly most of the time he's unwrapped and doesn't kill a lot of people as expected [img id=1618888 width=5... read more

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2 years, 4 months ago at Mar 14 16:22
While not quite in the same league as the Frankenstein films and Dracula, having a few scenes that drag and one or two of the dialogue-heavy scenes feeling repetitive, The Mummy is still creepy and very effective even now. The sets are still wonderfully extravagant as are the costumes and the cinematography is stunning. James Dietrich's score is very haunting, the script in general is poetic and t... read more
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In 1921 a field expedition in Egypt discovers the mummy of ancient Egyptian prince Im-Ho-Tep, who was condemned and buried alive for sacrilege. Also found in the tomb is the Scroll of Thoth, a young member of the expedition reads the Scroll out loud, then goes insane, realizing that he has brought Im-Ho-Tep back to life.
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“While not quite in the same league as the Frankenstein films and Dracula, having a few scenes that drag and one or two of the dialogue-heavy scenes feeling repetitive, The Mummy is still creepy and very effective even now. The sets are still wonderfully extravagant as are the costumes and the cinematography is stunning. James Dietrich's score is very haunting, the script in general is poetic and the story complete with a superb beginning and ending and of one where Imhotep permits his love to relive her past is interesting. The acting is fine, Edward Van Sloan gives one of his better performances here, while Zita Johann is beautiful and in a unique and stunning way. Stealing the film, in a very powerful and magnetic performance is Boris Karloff. All in all, a very good film, not quite a ma” read more

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