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Saturday Night Horror: The Awakening


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starring Charlton Heston, Susannah York, Stephanie Zimbalist.

Egypt, 1961. Archaeologist Matthew Corbeck uncovers the lost tomb of the evil Queen Kara at the very moment his daughter is born. Eighteen years later Corbeck ships the mummy to England and returns to Egypt with his daughter to steal artifacts from Kara's tomb. But he soon suspects that the dead Queen, infamous for killing her incestuous father, is possessing the soul of his daughter ... Charlton Heston stars in this stylish adaptation of Bram Stoker's tale of terror.
Based on the novel "The Jewel of the Seven Stars"

(Films: page 26)


Producer: Robert Solo
Director: Mike Newell
Screenwriter: Alan Scott
Screenwriter: Chris Bryant
Screenwriter: Clive Exton
Author: Bram Stoker
Matthew Corbeck: Charlton Heston
Jane Turner: Susannah York
Anne Corbeck: Jill Townsend
Margaret Corbeck: Stephanie Zimbalist
Paul Whittier: Patrick Drury
Dr Khalid: Bruce Myers
Dr El Sadek: Nadim Sawalha
Dr Richter: Ian McDiarmid
Yussef: Ahmed Osman
Dr Kadira: Miriam Margolyes
Hamid: Michael Mellinger
John Matthews: Leonard Maguire

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Saturday Night Horror: The Awakening

BBC One London, 7 November 1987 23.50

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