The Mummy (1932) (3.5/4)

Mummy, The

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, which can bring the dead back to life. One night a young member of the expedition reads the Scroll out loud, and then goes insane, realizing that he has brought Im-Ho-Tep back to life. Ten years later, disguised as a modern Egyptian, the mummy attempts to reunite with his lost love, an ancient princess who has been reincarnated into a beautiful young woman.

Directed by: Karl Freund
The cast includes: Boris Karloff (Imhotep/Ardath Bey), Zita Johann (Helen Grosvenor/Princess Anckesen-Amon)
Also known as: Cagliostro, Im-Ho-Tep, King of the Dead
MPAA rating: , Running time: 72 minutes
Presented in: BW
Related titles: Mummy (1959), The, Mummy (1999), The
Related categories: Horror, Monsters on the Loose, Undead, Living Dead, & Mutants

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