Absolutely marvelous. Following his triumph as the monster in FRANKENSTEIN, Boris Karloff created yet another unforgettable horror character with the help of makeup man Jack Pierce. THE MUMMY opens at an Egyptian archeological dig in 1921 as a group of scientists examine their most recent
finding--a sarcophagus in an unmarked grave. The coffin in which the mummy rests has been stripped of all religious markings that would have ensured an afterlife for the deceased, proof that the 3700-year-old corpse was buried in disgrace. Interred with the mummy is a large box upon which is
written a warning to those who would dare open it--this, however, is a horror movie, and w...