#3171 – 1997 32c Boris Karloff as the Mummy

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U.S. #3171
1997 32¢ “The Mummy”
Classic Movie Monsters

Issue Date: September 30, 1997
City: Universal City, CA
Quantity: 29,000,000
Printed By: Stamp Venturers
Printing Method:
Photogravure
Perforations:
10.2
Color: Multicolored
 
Released in 1932, The Mummy is the story of a mummified ancient Egyptian high priest – Im-Ho-Tep. Im-Ho-Tep is awakened from centuries of sleep when, despite urgent warnings, the inscription on a scroll found with his body is intoned.
 
In what has been described as “one of the screen’s most chilling scenes,” Im-Ho-Tep takes the form of a sinister Egyptian, Ardath Bey, and battles British forces for possession of his princess, Anck-es-en-Amon, who has been reincarnated as a beautiful modern-day woman. Once reunited with the princess, Im-Ho-Tep shows her their past lives in the reflection of a pool of water. After wreaking considerable havoc, Im-Ho-Tep is eventually returned to his mummified state.
 
The Mummy’s eerie presence was brought to life by the unique talents of Boris Karloff. Best known for his masterful performance in Frankenstein (1931), Karloff also starred in The Old Dark House (1932), The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932), Bride of Frankenstein (1935), and Son of Frankenstein (1939).
 
Karloff, who began his career on the stage, starred on Broadway in Arsenic and Old Lace (1941), and as Captain Hook in Peter Pan (1950). This versatile actor also made frequent radio and television appearances.
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U.S. #3171
1997 32¢ “The Mummy”
Classic Movie Monsters

Issue Date: September 30, 1997
City: Universal City, CA
Quantity: 29,000,000
Printed By: Stamp Venturers
Printing Method:
Photogravure
Perforations:
10.2
Color: Multicolored
 
Released in 1932, The Mummy is the story of a mummified ancient Egyptian high priest – Im-Ho-Tep. Im-Ho-Tep is awakened from centuries of sleep when, despite urgent warnings, the inscription on a scroll found with his body is intoned.
 
In what has been described as “one of the screen’s most chilling scenes,” Im-Ho-Tep takes the form of a sinister Egyptian, Ardath Bey, and battles British forces for possession of his princess, Anck-es-en-Amon, who has been reincarnated as a beautiful modern-day woman. Once reunited with the princess, Im-Ho-Tep shows her their past lives in the reflection of a pool of water. After wreaking considerable havoc, Im-Ho-Tep is eventually returned to his mummified state.
 
The Mummy’s eerie presence was brought to life by the unique talents of Boris Karloff. Best known for his masterful performance in Frankenstein (1931), Karloff also starred in The Old Dark House (1932), The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932), Bride of Frankenstein (1935), and Son of Frankenstein (1939).
 
Karloff, who began his career on the stage, starred on Broadway in Arsenic and Old Lace (1941), and as Captain Hook in Peter Pan (1950). This versatile actor also made frequent radio and television appearances.