Loosely adapted from the classic 1932 horror film starring boris karloff, the mummy is set in egypt, where over 3,000 years ago the high priest imhotep played by arnold vosloo was given the all. It was shot in cantil, california, universal city, and the mojave desesrt. Lee in 1895, british archaeologists find and open the tomb of egyptian princess ananka with nefarious consequences. As seen through the examples of vathek and king kong, race, exoticism, and ethnography contribute greatly to the construction of monstrosity, a fact which holds true in both film and literature. The mummy 510 movie clip caught doing an unholy thing 1932 hd duration. Where they had drawn on legend and literature for such past hits as dracula and frankenstein, however, they invented their own horror mythology with the mummy, introducing to the screen the idea of the dead who walk. Henry victor, officially credited as the saxon warrior, never appears in the film because his scenes were removed from the final cut. The year before this 1932 movie, he was the cinematographer and, reportedly, uncredited. A resurrected egyptian mummy stalks a beautiful woman he believes to be the. The studio made a series of popular mummy movies in the 1940s visit classic film and tv cafe for more on those films, and hammer films also produced a series of mummy movies in the 1950s and 1960s. The original series of films consisted of six installments, which starred iconic horror actors such as boris karloff only in the original one, as imhotep.
A high priest, imhotep was buried alive in the temple at karnak. The mummy is an interesting movie with the mythology it sets up, but lacks the thrills or lasting direction to catapult itself into the hall of fame of horror films. Boris karloffs performance even through the makeup was spectacular and zita johann was mesmerizing. Boris karloffs legendary performance as the mummy has become a landmark in the annals of screen history.
Boris karloff is great as usual he seems to be a natural at playing monsters. As the mummy, imhotep, he is accidentally revived after 3,700 years by a team of british archaeologists. The mummy 1932 region free by boris karloff bluray. The mummy 1010 movie clip a mummy once more 1932 hd. Marshall, gilbert and amy accidentally set the mummy free, but if they dont get him back to his resting place by midnight on halloween, hell turn into dust and lose his only chance of being reunited with his longlost love. The bloody revenge of the mummy s curse is a spoof of the universal studios mummy series that began with the mummy 1932. Not that the 1932 feature was the screens first depiction of a revivified mummy. The legendary boris karloff stars as the mummy imhotep, a high priest who is revived by british. The film gets good once karloff has taken off his traditional mummy wraps and he reveals himself as the terrifying imhotep. Since 1932, the mummy has continued to be a popular universal monster. Because the film is more of an atmospheric horror, it relies on particular creepy images. Originally released in 1932, karl freunds the mummy intricately embodies this particular form of monstrosity relating to race, exoticism, and ethnography.
Helen johann is immediately drawn to ardath bey karloff. Brought back to life after nearly 3,700 years, egyptian high priest imhotep wreaks havoc upon the members of the british field exposition that disturbed his tomb shades of the king tut curse. It might be from 1932 but it is the greatest movie about the mummy imhotep ever made a true horror film. It is a reboot of the mummy franchise and is the first and only installment in universals dark universe franchise. The story of the mummy did have some literary precedent sir arthur conan doyle had dabbled, and so had bram stoker, and even poe and there had even been an earlier mummy film, of sorts. Universals the mummy runs 73 minutes and was directed by karl freund. Oconnor, with arnold vosloo in the titular role as the reanimated mummy. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comic con sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Released by universal studios, the film stars boris karloff, zita johann, david manners, edward van sloan and arthur byron. Boris karloffs legendary performance has become a landmark in the annals of screen history. A mad, disfigured composer seeks love with a lovely young opera singer. The humor derived from the mummy s stiff dialogue and bizarre situations may be unintentional, but that doesnt make it any less enjoyable.
The editors at castle films took the 1932 classic the mummy, rearranged a few scenes, and came up with this snappy little short. The film is about an ancient egyptian mummy named imhotep who is discovered by a team of. An ancient mummy is revived to destroy the invaders of the 3,000 yearold tomb of an egyptian princess. Besides being a complete rip off of dracula this film is also majorly. The mummy, first universal pictures remake of their earlier 1932 film the mummy, wb series that ran 20012003. The mummy is a 1932 horror film directed by karl freund for universal studios. Complete legacy collection all 6 films from the original legacy 1932 1955 the original mummy is one of the silver screens most unforgettable characters and, along with the other universal classic monsters, defined the hollywood horror genre. Loosely adapted from the classic 1932 horror film starring boris karloff, the mummy is set in egypt, where over 3,000 years ago the high priest imhotep played by arnold vosloo. In 1921, the held expedition to egypt, which is led by sir joseph whemple, has discovered the mummy of imhotep.
The mummy 1932 theatrical trailer from universal pictures. The mummy is a 1999 american action horror film written and directed by stephen sommers. Memorable quotes and exchanges from movies, tv series and more. Looking on are sir joseph whemple arthur byron, doctor muller edward van sloan and frank whemple manners stands on the right. Wherethey had drawn on legend and literature for such past hits as dracula and frankenstein, however, they invented their ownhorror mythology with the mummy, introducing to the screen the ideaof the.
The mummy 1932 karl freund synopsis, characteristics. It is a remake loosely based on the 1932 film of the same title and stars brendan fraser, rachel weisz, john hannah, and kevin j. Charming at times laughable in its utter inability to evoke goose bumps, this 1932 universal horror classic is a great one for children to cozy up to with the folks without much risk of lost sleep. One thing this film does incredibly well is use boris karloff. The mummy, a 1999 radiodrama produced by radio tales for national public radio. The mummy is a 2017 american actionadventure film directed by alex kurtzman and written by david koepp, christopher mcquarrie, and dylan kussman, with a story by kurtzman, jon spaihts, and jenny lumet. The film is about an ancient egyptian mummy named imhotep who is discovered by a team of archaeologists and inadvertently brought back to life through a magic scroll. The mummy, second remake of the 1932 film, and reboot of the 1999 version, starring tom cruise. Also found in the tomb is the scroll of thoth, which can bring the dead back to life. The mummy resurrected horror movie full movie english 2016 i full horror story i full movies horor. Mummy sets a masterful template for mummythemed films to follow. Regarder maintenant a comedyadventure in which three twelveyearolds have a close encounter with a 3,000yearold mummy. The mummy 110 movie clip the pharaoh is killed 1999. The mummy 1932 boris karloff rose from the grave again when universal picturesdecided to add a new monster to their repertoire in 1932.
Balderston was from a story by nina wilcox putnam and richard schayer. The film, starring boris karloff as a revived ancient egyptian priest who seeks the soul of his longdead lover, was inspired by the opening of tutankhamun s tomb in 1922 and the rumored curse of the pharaohs. In 1921 a field expedition in egypt discovers the mummy of ancient egyptian prince imhotep, who was condemned and buried alive for sacrilege. Boris karloff in the mummy 1932 boris karloff and jack p. To draw it, the belgian cartoonist was probably inspired by a mummy exhibited in the first precolumbian exhibition organized by the. The mummy represented boris karloffs second horror starring role after his overnight success in frankenstein. While i wasnt nuts about how the flashback was presented, the set design and makeup were pretty great, even by todays standards. The mummy is a 1932 american precode romantic horror film directed by karl freund. The mummy is a 1932 horror film from universal studios directed by karl freund and starring boris karloff, zita johann, david manners and edward van sloan.658 1574 151 824 567 1290 1139 3 26 585 1454 1130 402 615 862 1599 1345 486 390 793 47 22 540 274 166 544 402 698 244 726 708 150 570 508 781 158 756 1198 1023 231 1278 1134 222 553 301