The Mummy's Hand
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Egyptian mystic Andoheb (George Zucco) is ordered by his High Priest (Eduardo Ciannelli) to stand guard over the sacred mummy of Kharis (Tom Tyler), who thousands of years earlier was entombed alive for falling in love with Egyptian Princess Ananka. Kharis can be revived or neutralized at will through the simple expedient of burning a handful of tanna leaves, a plot device that is hammered home on several occasions. Meanwhile, perennially broke archeologists Steve Banning (Dick Foran) and Babe Jenson (Wallace Ford) persuade itinerant magician Solvani the Great (Cecil Kellaway) to finance an… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 75%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Charming and easygoing enough in its matinee-movie way, though there are enough unforced errors throughout that it's really hard to think of this as one of Universal's most shining moments."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"Another mummy flick churned out by Universal, still creepy."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"It plays like a serial chapter adventure shown during matinees in the 1940s."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"The Mummy's Hand is probably the best of the series."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Still shufflin' around"
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"More campy than creepy, still an entertaining blend of action, adventure and comedy."
‑ Dan Jardine, Apollo Guide
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