The Mummy's Hand

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"The tomb of a thousand terrors!"
  • NR
  • 1940
  • 1 hr 7 min
  • 6.0  (4,609)

The Mummy's Hand is a 1940 horror-adventure film directed by Christy Cabanne and produced by Ben Pivar. The movie is the first in a series of mummy-themed films produced by Universal Studios during the 1940s. The film stars Dick Foran, Peggy Moran, and Wallace Ford. The movie begins with a group of archaeologists in Egypt, who are searching for the tomb of the Princess Ananka. They hire a local guide, named Abdul, to help them navigate the treacherous desert terrain. Abdul warns the archaeologists that disturbing the tomb of the ancient princess will awaken the curse of the Mummy, who will seek revenge against those who desecrate the sacred burial site.

Despite Abdul's warning, the archaeologists continue their quest for the Princess Ananka's tomb. They are soon confronted by a sinister character named Andoheb, who claims to be the high priest of Karnak. Andoheb warns the archaeologists that they should abandon their search for the tomb, or risk awakening the curse of the Mummy.

Undeterred, the archaeologists continue their journey and eventually discover the tomb of Princess Ananka. They also find a mysterious hand, which they believe belongs to the Mummy. However, when they bring the hand back to their camp, strange things begin to happen. One of the archaeologists is killed, and the others begin to suspect that the hand is cursed.

As the movie progresses, the archaeologists are forced to confront the Mummy itself, which has been awakened from its centuries-long slumber. The Mummy is revealed to be a fearsome creature, driven by an insatiable thirst for revenge against those who have disturbed the tomb of Princess Ananka.

The Mummy's Hand is notable for its charismatic cast, including Dick Foran as the heroic Steve Banning and Wallace Ford as his sidekick Babe Jenson. Peggy Moran is also noteworthy as the beautiful and spirited love interest of Steve Banning. The film is filled with thrilling action sequences and spooky horror elements, making it a compelling and entertaining choice for fans of classic horror cinema.

Overall, The Mummy's Hand is a classic horror-adventure film that has stood the test of time. With its exciting storyline, colorful characters, and eerie atmosphere, the movie remains a must-watch for horror fans of all ages.

The Mummy's Hand is a 1940 horror movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 7 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.0.

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    6.0  (4,609)