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Tag: Egypt

“VICTORIA, FOR THREE YEARS I HAVE RESTED BESIDE YOU. TONIGHT THE GLORIOUS MOON HAS RISEN TO THE EXACT POSITION WHICH LAST OCCURRED TWO THOUSAND YEARS AGO SIGNALING THE OPENING OF THIS CRYPT AND THE BEGINNING OF OUR GREATEST ADVENTURE.”

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Dr. Phibes Rises Again

(1972)

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…as my eyes grew accustomed to the light, details of the room within emerged slowly from the mist, strange animals, statues, and gold – everywhere the glint of gold. For the moment – an eternity it must have seemed to the others standing by – I was struck dumb with amazement, and when Lord Carnarvon, unable to stand the suspense any longer, inquired anxiously, ‘Can you see anything?’ it was all I could do to get out the words,

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