Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Fri, Oct 19, 2012
7:30pm

HALLOWEEN AT THE CINEMATHEQUE 2012
4 Films Back-to-Back!
Mummython!

Before the program, Tom Feramisco will sign copies of his book 'The Mummy Unwrapped' and introduce the screening.

THE MUMMY’S HAND, 1940, Universal, 67 min. Dir. Christy Cabanne. The MUMMY returns to Egypt, as Indiana Jones-style adventurer Dick Foran squares off against nefarious George Zucco and the immortal mummy Kharis (played by a surprisingly effective Tom Tyler). First-rate matinee style entertainment. With Peggy Moran and Wallace Ford.

70th Anniversary!
THE MUMMY’S TOMB, 1942, 60 min. Dir. Harold Young. Foran, Zucco and Ford return for this atmospheric and fast-paced sequel set thirty years after THE MUMMY’S HAND. Here Lon Chaney Jr. debuts in the role of Kharis; and his caretaker Turhan Bey brings the mummy to America to avenge the desecration of Princess Ananka’s tomb in the previous film, by killing all the archeologists and their descendents.

THE MUMMY’S GHOST, 1944, Universal, 61 min. Dir. Reginald Le Borg. In this installment, Chaney is joined by fellow horror great John Carradine, who plays a high priest charged with returning Kharis and the body of Ananka to Egypt. But the plan goes haywire when it turns out Ananka has been reincarnated as a beautiful young woman (Ramsay Ames).

THE MUMMY’S CURSE, 1944, Universal, 62 min. Dir. Leslie Goodwins. “The Devil’s on the loose and he’s dancin’ with the mummy!” The final film with Lon Chaney Jr. as the undead Kharis shifts the action to the Louisiana bayou, where the mummy and his beloved have been buried in a swamp for years, until a couple of Egyptian disciples start brewing up the tana leaves. With Virginia Christine and Martin Kosleck.

Screening formats: 35mm
Egyptian Theatre • Fri, Oct 19, 2012 • 7:30pm

Films in this Series at the Egyptian

Book Signing With Director Bert I. Gordon!
Wed, Oct 3, 2012 - 7:30pm
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Live Musical Accompaniment!
Sat, Oct 6, 2012 - 7:30pm
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Barry Bostwick, Simon Helberg, & Cast & Crew In Person!
Mon, Oct 22, 2012 - 8:00pm
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70mm Print!
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 - 7:30pm
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70mm Print!
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Live Musical Accompaniment! 90th Anniversary! Matinee!
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Special Senior Discount!
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Screenwriter Eric Roth In Person!
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6 Films Back-To Back, Free Food & Drinks, Prizes, & Surprises!
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Monsterverse Comic Book Signing & Special In-Person Guests!
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3-D! Beautiful New Digital Restoration! Julie Adams In-Person Book Signing!
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