Production info

The Adventure of the Pharaoh's Curse
USA, 1975  TV  

TV-series Ellery Queen

Jim Hutton, David Wayne
Directed by Seymour Robbie


Norris Wentworth buys and brings an Egyptian sarcophagus to display at the world famous Tremane Museum. Wouldn't you know it, there's curse on the darn thing. The six previous owners have all kicked the bucket under mysterious circumstances. Needless to say, Wentworth becomes victim number seven but is he really the victim of a mummy's curse or is there some other motive? (source:

Ellery Queen is a mystery writer who assists his father, a detective with the New York Police Department, in solving baffling murder cases. Following several 1930s printed adventures and a number of movies in the 1940s, no less than four separate "Ellery Queen" television series were made from the 1950s through the 1970s. "The Adventure of the Pharaoh's Curse" is the 10th episode from the final 1970's Universal/NBC's version, which ran for 23 episodes.

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