Universal Pictures Bookends Fathom’s Fright Fest – kicking it off with ‘The Mummy’ and ‘The Bride of Frankenstein’ on October 1 and closing with ‘Creature from the Black Lagoon’ and ‘Phantom of the Opera’ on October 29
DENVER, Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — WHAT: The Mummy and The Bride of Frankenstein – October 1
The Mummy (1932) features horror icon Boris Karloff in a legendary performance as the Egyptian Imhotep, who is accidentally revived by a team of archaeologists after 3,700 years. It is revealed in a flashback that he was a high priest, embalmed alive for trying to revive his beloved vestal virgin after she had been sacrificed. Alive again, he sets out on an obsessive – and deadly – quest to find his lost love. Featuring ground-breaking makeup by Jack Pierce and artful direction by Karl Freudthis terrifying classic has inspired countless sequels, spoofs and spin-offs, and it continues to fuel the legacy of the monster to this day.
In one of the most popular horror films of all time,