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It’s time for a revenge mission with a difference as Kharis wreaks havoc on the people of Mapleton – The Mummy’s Tomb 1942 Ultimate Guide Magazine is packed with the thrills and chills of the Mummy’s third – but Lon Chaney’s first – Universal outing.
Having woven tales of ancient lovers in The Mummy (1932) and treasure hunters in The Mummy’s Hand (1940), Universal brought their mouldering monster back for The Mummy’s Tomb in 1942. The Ultimate Guide from Classic Monsters is your action-packed guide to a new chapter in the Mummy’s saga, albeit one with some very familiar characteristics. While critics may sneer at the recycled footage from The Mummy’s Hand, this magazine guide to The Mummy’s Tomb shows that there’s more to Kharis’ trip stateside than meets the eye.
Each page of this luxury movie guide magazine is packed with information on the production of The Mummy’s Tomb. It’s a veritable guide book to Kharis’ trail of vengeance-driven destruction, with each page boasting beautifully restored stills that burst off the page thanks to high quality print processes that use full colour techniques to make black and white stills look their absolute best. From rare stills to promotional artwork, The Mummy’s Tomb Ultimate Guide Magazine is a feast for the eyes as you rediscover the film’s memorable moments.
A range of articles covers the movie’s development and production, from the liberal re-use of plot devices to its place in the ongoing saga of Universal’s bandaged bad boy. This sumptuous guide to The Mummy’s Tomb guides you through the twists and turns of a movie whose diverse ancestry made for a combination of classic horror and modern slasher aimed squarely at the matinee audiences, right down to its spectacular flaming climax. With this intriguing mix of traits, it’s no wonder The Mummy’s Tomb has its fair share of fans, and this guide magazine shows you why you should be among them.
The Mummy’s Tomb Ultimate Guide Magazine is also a rich treasure trove of information about the cast and crew. Star Lon Chaney is a vitally important figure in Universal horror history; you’ll discover the highlights of his career here, while also learning about co-stars such as Turhan Bey, Elyse Knox, John Hubbard and Mummy’s Hand alumni Dick Foran and Wallace Ford. Crew members such as director Harold Young, producer Ben Pivar and cinematographer George Robinson come under the spotlight too, giving you an insight into the creative talents who whipped up this very special cinematic storm.
Each page of this guide to The Mummy’s Tomb is inspired by the movie that gave audiences a new angle on a much-loved monster. There’s so much to discover within the pages of this lavish guide – this is an absolute essential for any fan of Universal horror, Lon Chaney or mummy movies. With top-end production values and our famed commitment to beautiful restoration, it’s simply not to be missed.
The tana leaf tea is on the boil and the Banning family are in danger. As Kharis sets out on another terrifying mission after nightfall, shelter within the pages of The Mummy’s Tomb Ultimate Guide Magazine, where you’ll find plenty to lighten the mood and take your mind off the Mapleton killings. Just be careful with that torch – you’ll set fire to something if you’re not careful…
- 36 pages
- Full colour throughout
- Luxury gloss laminated cover