The Mummy's Hand
The Mummy's Hand (1940)

The first of four loose sequels to the 1932 original finds a mad high priest (George Zucco) resurrecting the mummy (Tom Tyler) so it can exact revenge on the archaeologists who are guilty of desecrating its tomb. The mummy's actions… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 20, 1940
DVD Release Date: September 10, 1992
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Paul Chambers
Movie Chambers

Not one of my favorites.

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Scott Weinberg

Still shufflin' around

Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

More campy than creepy, still an entertaining blend of action, adventure and comedy.

Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

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.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Another mummy flick churned out by Universal, still creepy.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It plays like a serial chapter adventure shown during matinees in the 1940s.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

The Mummy's Hand is probably the best of the series.

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
The modern "Mummy" remake's direct forebear, this is by-the-numbers adventure film-making for the sequel with the creature's imput reduced… More
Ed Fucking Harris
Fairly typical Universal adventure/monster movie. Still though there was an innocence and genuine enjoyment exhibited from these early Universal movies, that… More
Byron Brubaker
No more Im-Ho-Tep. Forget Im-Ho-Tep. Universal does a re-do. I thought I was watching an Abbott and Costello movie without Abbott and Costello. Foran and Ford… More
Jeff Boam
Digging up the Mummy name for a new story of Hieroglyphic Hocus Pocus, the bizarrely comic but often entertaining Mummys Hand has nothing to do with a certain… More