Dec 1, 2022
Welcome to Monsters by the Minute!
For this, the first season of the show, we are taking a look at Universal Pictures 1932 classic, The Mummy, directed by Karl Freund and starring Boris Karloff, Zita Johann and David Manners.
In this episode, we learn the power of the Book of Thoth.
Next, we take a look at the life of Freund, the German born director of “The Mummy”. A ground breaking cinematographer before getting into the director’s chair for the first time officially with this film, he brought his decades of experience with German Expressionist cinema to Hollywood and films never looked the same.
Then, finally, we take a look a minutes 32 through 40 of the movie, Sir Joseph Whemple, his son Frank, and the specialist in Egyptian Occult matters, Doctor Mueller, begin to put the pieces of the Princess Ank-Sen-Amon puzzle together.