Egypt's ancient loves live again in evil!


The Mummy's Curse
1944 | B&W | 1Hour | Horror | UR | Universal


Director: Leslie Goodwins

Writers: 
Bernard Schubert 
Leon Abrams

Stars: 
Lon Chaney Jr.
Peter Coe
Virginia Christine 

Draing of a bayou swamp area in Louisiana is halted when superstitious Cajun workmen learn one of their crew has been mysteriously murdered. They whisper fantastic tales about mummies being buried in the area. Pat Walsh, boss on the project is annoyed at their fear and furthered angered when Dr. James Halsey of the Scripps Museum, and his associate, Dr. Ilzor Zandaab arrive to search for the mummies of Kharis and Princess Ananka believed buried in the swamp. Walsh's niece and secretary, Betty shows interest in both the story and Halsey. Bulldozers unknowingly uncover the mummies, and that night Dr. Zandaab secretly meets Ragheb, a workman, who takes the scientist to a hidden monastery. There, Kharis lies in a sarcophagus. Zandaab is actually an Egyptian priest and Ragheb is servant. Zandaab revives Kharis with a brew of Tan leaves, Kharis goes in search of his beloved Princess Ananka, whom the sun has transformed into a beautiful young woman. But the transformed Ananka is not all that interested in Kharis.

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"The Mummy's Curse" chills you to the bone tonight on MeTV at 8 pm eastern/Pacific, 7 central times, and please check for channel and time in other areas at www.metv.com or in your local TV listings. Chicago area viewers get a second look at “Frozen Ghost” on WCIU, the U, at 11 am.

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