“Abbott and Costello Meet The Mummy” Movie Poster
Original studio stamped Abbott and Costello Meet The Mummy (1955) movie poster. Plot: Pete Patterson (Bud Abbott) and Freddie Franklin (Lou Costello) are Americans who are stranded in Cairo, Egypt. They overhear Dr. Gustav Zoomer (Kurt Katch) discussing the mummy Klaris, the gaurdian of the Tomb of Princess Ara. Apparently the mummy has a sacred medallion that shows where the treasure of Princess Ara can be found. The Followers of Klaris, led by Semu (Richard Deacon), overhear the conversation along with Madame Rontru (Marie Windsor) a business woman interested in stealing the treasure of Princess Ara. Pete and Freddie go to the doctor’s house to apply for the position to accompany the mummy back to America, but find the doctor murdered by two of Semu’s men and the mummy gone. Pete and Freddie take the medallion that was left behind only to learn that it is cursed then frantically trying to give it to one another Freddie swallows it. Semu, disguised as an archaeologist takes them to the tomb, where Freddie learns of Semu’s plans to murder them. What terrors will ensue as the gang head into the tomb of the mummy?
Measurements: 27″W X 41″H