Friday Night At The Home Drive-In: Pharaoh’s Curse (1957)

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Archaeologists open a tomb in the Valley of the Kings and feel a mummy’s wrath.


“A blood-lusting mummy that kills for a cat goddess!

“Unleashing 4,000 years of horror upon this century!”


When I was a kid, I loved movies about mummies, and curses, and mummy’s curses. There was something I found really scary about the idea of being “cursed” if you made the mistake of opening a mummy’s tomb. I saw several movies about this kind of thing. I’m not even sure what they were now (I suspect that one of them might have been The Awakening (1980), and I’m pretty sure I saw The Curse of King Tut’s Tomb (1980), which was made for TV, but other than that, it’s a bit of blur to me) – but one thing I am sure of is that none of them was Pharaoh’s Curse (1957).  Continue reading