This Day in Halloween: Hammer Films' "The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb" opens across the U.S. in 1964. / Illustration by Victoria Diaz.
The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb opens across the U.S. in 1964. The second in the Hammer Films franchise is produced, written and directed by Michael Carreras, son of Hammer founder James Carreras. The film is a success despite mixed reviews.