The Mummy 1959

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The Mummy (1959, UK) is a Horror film directed by Terence Fisher.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1959
  • Color
  • Running Time: 88 Min.
  • Production Co: Hammer Film Productions
  • Distribution Co: Universal Pictures (1959) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Terence Fisher
  • Written by Jimmy Sangster
  • Starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Yvonne Furneaux, Eddie Byrne, Felix Aylmer, Raymond Huntley
  • Produced by Michael Carreras, Anthony Nelson Keys
  • Original Music by Franz Reizenstein
  • Cinematography by Jack Asher
  • Film Editing by Alfred Cox, James Needs

Also Known As

  • A Múmia (Portugal) | Die Mumie (Austria) | Die Rache der Pharaonen (Germany) | La Malédiction des pharaons (France) | La Momia (Spain) | Mumia (Poland) | Mumiens hämnd (Sweden) | La Mummia (Italy) | Muumion kosto (Finland) (TV title) | Terror of the Mummy (UK) (working title)


  • Torn from the tomb to terrify the world! | NERVE-SHATTERING SHOCK! (original U.S. print ad - all caps) | ALL NEW! IN TERRIFYING TECHNICOLOR (original U.S. print ad - all caps) | Fear Will Freeze You When You Face... | Its evil look brings MADNESS! Its evil spell ENSLAVES! Its evil touch KILLS KILLS KILLS! | Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee star as an ancient evil is unleashed on the world.
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