Doesn't come unravelled. This lively Hammer reworking of the classic mummy material stars Peter Cushing as John Banning, one of three British archaeologists who desecrate the tomb of an Egyptian princess, awakening Kharis (Lee), her mummified lover, who was buried alive with the princess
when she died. Kharis follows the archaeologists back to England and is about to kill Banning when he sees his victim's beautiful wife, Isobel (Furneaux), the spitting image of Kharis's lover, Princess Ananka. Stylishly directed by Terence Fisher (the action scenes, in particular, are
breathtakingly choreographed), THE MUMMY features a surprisingly energetic performance from Christ...