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The Mummy and Getty’s Book of the Dead: Film Screening and Q&A

Opens on December 10

Director: Stephen Sommers Run Time: 124 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1999

Starring: Arnold Vosloo, Brendan Fraser, John Hannah, Patricia Velásquez, Rachel Weisz

Writers: Stephen Sommers, Lloyd Fonvielle, Kevin Jarre

Producers: James Jacks, Sean Daniel

The iconic 1999 remake of The Mummy starring Brendan Fraser famously reinterprets mummification and the Egyptian Book of the Dead. After a screening at Vidiots’ historic Eagle Theatre, Egyptologist Stuart Tyson Smith discusses his experiences behind the scenes as the movie’s consultant. Introduction by Getty Antiquities curator Sara E. Cole. This program complements the exhibition The Egyptian Book of the Dead on view at the Getty Villa Museum through January 29, 2024. Presented by Vidiots and Getty.

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