Ancient Egypt and specifically mummies have offered highly creative inspiration for feature movies. This presentation will provide film history background on the art and characteristics of this sub-genre and attitudes regarding “exotic” views of Ancient Egyptian culture. Excerpts from movies will be shown. Excerpts of The Mummy (1932) with Boris Karloff shown. The entire 74 min movie may be shown contingent on paying an extra fee for performance rights.
Please contact Jeffrey Allison for details.