Comparative Openings: The Mummy (1932) Meets The Exorcist (1973)

by Donato Totaro Volume 26, Issue 3-4 / April 2022 9:43

An side-by-side audio-visual essay inspired by film historian William K. Everson’s claim that The Exorcist had been influence for its opening by Karl Freund’s The Mummy.

Comparative Openings: The Mummy (1932) Meets The Exorcist (1973)

Donato Totaro has been the editor of the online film journal Offscreen since its inception in 1997. Totaro received his PhD in Film & Television from the University of Warwick (UK), is a part-time professor in Film Studies at Concordia University (Montreal, Canada) and a longstanding member of AQCC (Association québécoise des critiques de cinéma).

Volume 26, Issue 3-4 / April 2022 Videos   horror   karl freund   universal studios   william friedkin  

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