Synopsis by Sally Barber
Originally produced for television, the video series Secrets of the Unknown invites you into the world of the bizarre, strange, and unusual. From the Loch Ness monster to peculiar myths and rituals surrounding King Tut's tomb, to Hitler's occult connections, these documentaries provide a rich visual showcase for unexplained phenomena. The program Secrets of the Unknown: Curses examines historical hexes. Learn the fate of those who had contact with the Hope diamond after it was stolen from an idol in India. In ancient Egypt, people protected the deceased from thieves by placing curses on tombs. Discover the events and peculiar deaths which occurred following the discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb. See how voodoo worshipers cast spells of harm. Actor Edward Mulhare hosts this intriguing look at the power of the curse.
bizarre, curse, mystery [unexplained phenomenon], strange, unknown, voodoo