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Dawn of the Mummy (UK Import Limited Edition)

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Genres: Horror
Starring: Georgia Peck
Director: Frank Agrama
Plot Sypnosis:

Four beautiful models travel to a remote village on the edge of the Sahara to shoot a fashion photo-layout for a top magazine. Here they stumble upon a soldier of fortune who has violated the last tomb of the murderous Pharaoh, Safiraman.

Their photographer decides to shoot the layout amid the mysterious splendors of the tomb. Unknown to them, they are activating an ancient and unstoppable curse to 'rise and kill'. The ghastly remains of Safiraman and his army of living dead wreak unspeakable vengeance on the intruders and the local people...

Much in demand from cult film collectors - but with the original film elements considered lost in some unknown sarcophagus - there was little hope that this film would ever see the light of day as a restored Blu-ray release. However, surviving 35mm German and Spanish prints were located, and whilst these have certain inherent print damage, a composite was able to be made which allowed for all the complete film (plot & gore) to be scanned in 2K, cleaned-up and restored as much as possible. Additional color grading was then carried out by Treasured Films.

Treasured Films is proud to present this former Section 3 'video nasty', fully complete and uncut and making its UK Blu-ray debut here as a much treasured special edition!

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • NEW 2K RESTORATION from surviving 35mm Spanish and German prints, with additional colour grading by Treasured Films
  • NEW Audio Commentary from Kim Newman and Barry Forshaw
  • Audio commentary with Director Frank Agrama
  • NEW Unwrapping the Mummy: a video essay on Frank Agrama by Eugenio Ercolani
  • NEW Peeling the Bandages: a critical appraisal by Stephen Thrower
  • NEW Back to the Suture: Darrell Buxton on the Mummy films of the 1980s
  • NEW Lighting the Mummy: an interview with Cinematographer Sergio Rubini
  • Trailer
  • Image Gallery
  • Reversible sleeve featuring two artwork choices
  • English SDH Subtitles

Limited Edition Contents:

  • Rigid slipcase with exclusive artwork by Justin Coffee
  • Perfect-bound booklet with new writings by John Martin, Amanda Reyes, Andrew Marshall-Roberts, and John Llewellyn Probert
  • 6 collectors' artcards
  • Webstore exclusives:
    • Mummy magnet (designed by Pixel Elixir)
    • Saphiraman 'Curse Card' (designed by The Nasty Pasty)
    • A3 reversible fold-out poster
Release Details

Movie Release Year: 1981
Tech Specs & Release Details

Length: 93
Specs: REGION-B "LOCKED" Blu-ray - NEW 2K RESTORATION from surviving 35mm Spanish and German prints, with additional colour grading by Treasured Films
Video Resolution/Codec: 1080p/MPEG-4 AVC
Aspect Ratio(s): 1.85:1
Subtitles/Captions: English SDH