The Mummy's Shroud

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The Mummy's Shroud ★★ 1967

Hammer's next-to-last Mummy horror is a handsomely produced but tepid affair. The plot trots out the familiar elements—British archeological dig led by Sr. Basil Walden (Morell) discovers the remains of Pharaoh Kah-to-Bey; hieroglyphics from the shroud are read aloud…you know the drill. Lots of talk, comparatively little action. 90m/C DVD . GB Andre Morrell, John Phillips, David Buck, Elizabeth Sellars; D: John Gilling; W: John Gilling; C: Arthur Grant; M: Don Banks.