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The Mummy's Shroud (1967)

Approved | | Horror | 15 March 1967 (USA)
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In 1920 an archaeological expedition discovers the tomb of an ancient Egyptian child prince. Returning home with their discovery, the expedition members soon find themselves being killed ... See full summary »

Director:

John Gilling

Writers:

John Gilling (screenplay), Anthony Hinds (from an original story by) (as John Elder)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
André Morell ... Sir Basil Walden (as Andre Morell)
John Phillips ... Stanley Preston
David Buck David Buck ... Paul Preston
Elizabeth Sellars ... Barbara Preston
Maggie Kimberly ... Claire de Sangre (as Maggie Kimberley)
Michael Ripper ... Longbarrow
Tim Barrett Tim Barrett ... Harry Newton
Richard Warner ... Inspector Barrani
Roger Delgado ... Hasmid
Catherine Lacey ... Haiti
Dickie Owen Dickie Owen ... Prem
Bruno Barnabe Bruno Barnabe ... Pharaoh
Toni Gilpin Toni Gilpin ... Pharaoh's Wife
Toolsie Persaud Toolsie Persaud ... Kah-to-Bey
Eddie Powell ... The Mummy
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Storyline

In 1920 an archaeological expedition discovers the tomb of an ancient Egyptian child prince. Returning home with their discovery, the expedition members soon find themselves being killed off by a mummy, which can be revived by reading the words off the prince's burial shroud. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Beware the beat of the cloth-wrapped feet!

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 March 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El manto de la momia See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (DeLuxe)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The film was released in a double bill with Frankenstein Created Woman (1967). See more »

Goofs

In the climatic struggle, the police officer shoots the mummy in the back twice. In the next following shot, the bullet holes are gone, but back again in all subsequent shots. See more »

Quotes

Claire de Sangre: You mean I'm going to die?
Haiti: Hee hee, in a few minutes from now, ha ha!
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Alternate Versions

When originally released theatrically in the UK, the BBFC made cuts to secure a 'X' rating. All cuts were waived in 1995 when released on home video with a 'PG' certificate under the Lumiere Pictures label and all subsequent releases have been certificated 'PG' on their website since 2003. See more »

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Andre Morell Should Have Played a Much Bigger Part
30 April 2001 | by eibon09See all my reviews

There are moments in the film that are scary and eerie like the murder of Longbarrow or the mummy's stalking of Stanley Preston. Overall something for strict fans of Hammer films and British horror. Not an enjoyable film from John Gilling like his atmospheric and groundbreaking zombie pic, The Plague of the Zombies(1966). The Mummy's Shroud(1967) gets average performances from the actors except Michael Ripper who provides pathos as the long suffering agent of Stanley Preston, Longbarrow. John Phillips gives a great performance as a greedy and attention obsessed man who does anything to get ahead in life. Far cry from the great and frightful elements of The Mummy(1959).


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