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It comes to life! "The Mummy" (1932), a film by Karl Freund

Posted by Theia - Saturday, April 06th, 2013

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«The Mummy» (also known as "King of the Dead", "Mummia, La", "Mumie, Die") is a Drama/Fantasy/Horror/Romance film directed by Karl Freund, and written by John L. Balderston, Nina Wilcox Putnam, and Richard Schayer, released in the USA on December 22 of 1932 . Boris Karloff and Zita Johann are starring, alongside David Manners, Arthur Byron, Edward Van Sloan and Bramwell Fletcher.

Storyline:
An Ancient Egyptian priest called Imhotep is revived when an archaeological expedition finds Imhotep's mummy and one of the archaeologists, despite a warning, recklessly reads an ancient life-giving spell. Imhotep escapes from the archaeologists, taking the Scroll of Thoth, and prowls Cairo seeking the reincarnation of the soul of his ancient lover, Princess Ankh-es-en-amon.

Ten years later, Imhotep calls upon two archaeologists, claims that his name is Ardath Bey, a modern Egyptian, and shows them where to dig to find Ankh-es-en-amon's tomb. The archaeologists find the tomb and give the mummy and the treasures to the Cairo Museum. The archaeologists thank Imhotep for giving them the information of where to find the tomb.

Imhotep was once mummified alive for attempting to resurrect her, and, upon finding a woman bearing a striking resemblance to the Princess, attempts to mummify her and make her his bride. In the end, she is saved when she remembers her past life and [...]

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