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CURSE OF KING TUTS TOMB 1980 TV MOVIE PART 1 OF 2

CURSE OF KING TUT ON THOSE WHO DISTURB HIS RESTING PLACE


The Curse of King Tut's Tomb is a 1980 United Kingdom-United States mystery thriller film directed by Philip Leacock and starring Eva Marie Saint, Harry Andrews and Paul Scofield, with Tom Baker.

Plot

The English archaeologist Howard Carter and his financier, Lord Carnarvon discover after years of search the grave of Tutankhamun. Rumors about a curse that invites to anyone who disturbs the peace grave circulate in public. For even the unscrupulous art collector Sabastian is after the legendary gold sarcophagus. The Curse of the Pharaoh seems to be effective, for there will be a series of mysterious deaths.

Cast

  • Eva Marie Saint as Sarah Morrissey
  • Robin Ellis as Howard Carter
  • Raymond Burr as Jonash Sebastian
  • Harry Andrews as George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon
  • Wendy Hiller as Princess Vilma
  • Angharad Rees as Lady Evelyn Herbert
  • Tom Baker as Hasan
  • Barbara Murray as Giovanna Antoniella
  • Faith Brook as Almina Herbert, Countess of Carnarvon
  • Patricia Routledge as "Posh" Lady
  • John Palmer as Fishbait
  • Darien Angadi as Ahmed Nahas
  • Rupert Frazer as Collins
  • Rex Holdsworth as Doctor
  • Stefan Kalipha as Daoud
  • Andy Pantelidou as Lieutenant
  • Alfred Hoffman as Stallholder
  • Paul Scofield as Narrator (voice)

Production

It based on the book Behind the Mask of Tutankhamen by Barry Wynne. It was shot in Egypt and in England.<></>

Soundtrack

The score was composed by American jazz musician Gil Mellé.<></>

Release

It was released as two-part film on 8 May and 9 May 1980.

DVD release

A Region 2 DVD release by Network DVD was released in 2011.



Category:1980 films
Category:British films
Category:1980 horror films
Category:American thriller films
Category:1980s mystery films
Category:British thriller films
Category:English-language films
Category:1980s thriller films
Category:American horror films
Category:1980s adventure films
Category:British horror films
Category:American mystery films
Category:Films shot in the United Kingdom
Category:Tutankhamun


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