TMH40-kharis10b

 

THE MUMMY’S HAND (1940)

Universal’s 1932 Boris Karloff vehicle gets a thorough makeover in this, the first of four 1940s B-movies to feature what is now the popular conception of the mummy. Trading dialogue for screen time, the newly-christened Kharis shuffles silently through the film like a one-handed Nemesis, while around him the human characters make speeches to the gods, dig for treasure, flirt, practice magic tricks and crack bad jokes. Endless, endless bad jokes…

.

[Edited to add:  I have added screenshots to Frankenstein and Dracula, and re-formatted and added screenshots to Dracula’s Daughter.]

.

.



Click to share:

  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • email
  • StumbleUpon
  • Delicious
  • Digg
  • Reddit