Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The Mummy (1932)

Starring Boris Karloff, Zita Johann, and David Manners; directed by Karl Freund

A field expedition to Egypt discovers the remains of Im-Ho-Tep, a cursed Egyptian prince. After one of the members reads the scroll of Thoth, Im-Ho-Tep comes back to life and begins his search for his long-lost love, now reincarnated as Helen Grosvenor, played by Zita Johann.

The Kentucky Theatre, lobby standee to promote The Mummy a small standee for Island Of Lost Souls is also visible, 2/2/1933, Lafayette Studios collection #1486a

The Kentucky Theatre, promotion for The Mummy, 2/2/1933, Lafayette Studios collection #1486c