Sphinx ★½

D: Franklin J. Schaffner. Lesley-Anne Down, Frank Langella, Maurice Ronet, John Gielgud, Martin Benson, John Rhys-Davies. Harried Egyptologist Down continuously eludes death as she searches for a mystery tomb. Awful script, mummylike performances, impressive Egyptian scenery. Adapted by John Byrum from Robin Cook novel. Panavision. [PG]