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The Mummy 1959 PG

85 mins United Kingdom

Emerging from a fetid swamp bent on violence, Hammer's mummy, Kharis (a splendid Christopher Lee), was more monstrous than the 1930s Universal original (played by Boris Karloff). Trussed in mouldy bandages, Lee's monster dispenses mute wrath upon tomb desecrators, while his eyes tell a tale of torment. Meek archaeologist Banning - an impeccable Peter Cushing - makes a memorable adversary.

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Featuring

Peter Cushing

Christopher Lee

Genres

Horror

Tags

Mummies

Collection

Monstrous

Certificate

PG

Released

1959

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Hammer Film Productions

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