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Sunday, 3 January 2016

The Mummy's Shroud (1967)

Film number three begins with an event that's almost biblical in fashion; admittedly, it's acted out in an amateur dramatic way, but I still liked it.
It's split between two camps for a time, a lost party and a search party, but when they come together things get more entertaining. The use of shadows and camera placements are periodically praiseworthy. The woman's role is on equal standing with that of her companions. The kills are brutal by Hammer standards. And the shroud of the title is actually relevant to the plot!

3 sacred words out of 5

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