May 17, 2021

This Day in Halloween: Hammer's "Blood From the Mummy's Tomb" opens across the U.S. / Illustration by CJ Lundblad

Blood From the Mummy’s Tomb opens across the U.S. in 1971. The fourth and final film in Hammer Films’ mummy franchise is based on Bram Stoker’s The Jewel of The Seven Stars. Known for a cursed production, Peter Cushing leaves the film after a day due to his wife’s illness and director Seth Holt dies on set of a heart attack.