The Titanic and the Mummy's Curse

The Titanic and the Mummy's Curse

The Apple Seed

Haunted and Mysterious

Episode: Haunted and Mysterious

  • Oct 14, 2016 6:00 pm
  • 9:29 mins

The account of a “cursed” mummy being on the Titanic is popular but FALSE. This ghost story was concocted by two Englishmen (William Stead and Douglas Murray) at the turn of the century. Stead and Murray told their fanciful tale about a mummy whose remains wreaked havoc wherever it went to eager newspaper reporters who — then as now — weren't about to let the truth get in the way of a sensationally good story. To learn more about David Holt visit