The Mummy's Hand

The Mummy's Hand (1940)

The tomb of a thousand terrors!

  • Genre: Horror, Adventure, Fantasy
  • Release Date: 1940-09-20
  • User Rating: 5.8/10 from 83 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 7min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Christy Cabanne
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From 83 Ratings


A couple of young, out-of-work archaeologists in Egypt discover evidence of the burial place of the ancient Egyptian princess Ananka. After receiving funding from an eccentric magician and his beautiful daughter, they set out into the desert only to be terrorized by a sinister high priest and the living mummy Kharis who are the guardians of Ananka’s tomb.

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  • Dick Foran

    as Steve Banning
  • Peggy Moran

    as Marta Solvani
  • Wallace Ford

    as Babe Jenson
  • Eduardo Ciannelli

    as The High Priest
  • George Zucco

    as Professor Andoheb
  • Cecil Kellaway

    as The Great Solvani
  • Charles Trowbridge

    as Dr. Petrie
  • Tom Tyler

    as The Mummy
  • Sig Arno

    as The Beggar-Henchman
  • Eddie Foster

    as Egyptian Starting Fight
  • Harry Stubbs

    as Bartender
  • Michael Mark

    as Bazaar Owner
  • Mara Tartar

    as Girl Vendor
  • Leon Belasco

    as Ali
  • Nick Borgani

    as Bar Patron (uncredited)
  • Jerry Frank

    as Egyptian Thug (uncredited)
  • Frank Lackteen

    as Temple Priest (uncredited)
  • Murdock MacQuarrie

    as Temple Priest (uncredited)
  • Anne G. Sterling

    as Woman Wearing Head Scarf (uncredited)
  • Ken Terrell

    as Egyptian Thug (uncredited)
  • Boris Karloff

    as Kharis (archive footage / uncredited)
  • Zita Johann

    as Princess Ananka (archive footage / uncredited)
  • James Crane

    as King Amenophis (archive footage / uncredited)
Directing Christy Cabanne Director
Writing Griffin Jay Screenplay
Camera Elwood Bredell Director of Photography
Editing Philip Cahn Editor
Writing Maxwell Shane Screenplay
Writing Griffin Jay Story
Production Ben Pivar Producer
Art Jack Otterson Art Direction
Art Russell A. Gausman Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Vera West Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Jack Pierce Makeup Artist
Sound Charles Carroll Sound
Sound Hans J. Salter Music Director
Sound Hans J. Salter Music
Sound Frank Skinner Music
Crew Ben Pivar Treatment
Directing Vaughn Paul Assistant Director
Art Ralph M. DeLacy Art Direction
Sound Bernard B. Brown Sound Supervisor
Sound Charles Carroll Sound Engineer
Crew Ken Terrell Stunts
Crew Jack Nestle Stunt Double