Saturday, August 11, 2018

War Profiteer غني حرب Bechara Wakim 1947 Egyptian film program

War Profiteer (1947) - (Bechara Wakim) Egyptian film program

This is a 5" x 6" 8-page Egyptian film program for the 1947 Niazi Mostafa film War Profiteer written by Abu Seoud El-Ibiary and starring Bechara Wakim as Hassanein. After the end of World War II, to compensate for lost war revenues some wealthy traders took to bribing government employees so they could get cheap goods for resale at high prices. The daughter of one of the war profiteers fell in love with a poor man. The war profiteer tried to buy off his daughter's love, but the boy refused and the trader had to agree to the marriage.

Cast and crew: Bechara Wakim, Niazi Mostafa, Kamal Al-Shennawi, Elham Hussein, Abu Seoud El-Ibiary, Hassan Fayek, Aziz Osman, Marie Monib, Leila Fawzi, Fathia Shahin, Farag al-Nahas, Hager Hamdi, Farid Shawqi, Mohammad Kamal al-Masri

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Long Live Love يحيى الحب Mohamed Abdel Wahab 1938 Egyptian poster

Long Live Love (1938) - (Mohamed Abdel Wahab) Egyptian film poster

This is a 24" x 36" Egyptian poster designed by Ragheb for the 1938 film Long Live Love written and directed by Mohammed Karim and starring Mohamed Abdel Wahab as Mohammad Fathy. Plot summary: Mohammad Fathy rented a new apartment where one of the windows happened to face the palace of Taher Pasha, the father of Nadia [Laila Mourad]. There was a misunderstanding between Fathy and Nadia when he suspected her of throwing rocks at his balcony, which angered her. Then he discovered she was the daughter of the sister of his boss at the Bank of Egypt and that a little girl had been throwing the rocks. He followed her on a train to Alexandria so he could apologize, and they fell in love. Fathy decided to marry Nadia. He discovered his father knew her father Taher Pasha so he called him to get him to set up an agreement. Nadia's father returned from his trip and Nadia was surprised to learn he had agreed to her marriage to a rich boy. Naturally she did not know about Fathy's wealth and she refused to marry this wealthy boy, but when she discovered he was Fathy they married.

Cast and crew: Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Laila Mourad, Mohammed Karim, Abbas Allam, Mohammed Abdel Koudouss, Abdel Moniem Ismail, Zouzou Mady, Bechara Wakim, Abdel Warith Assir, Abdel Waress Assar, Mohammad Fadel, Amin Wahba

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My Sister Seteita اختي ستيته Sabah 1950 Egyptian film program

My Sister Seteita (1950) - (Sabah) Egyptian film program

This is a 6.5" x 9.5" 14-page film program for the 1950 film My Sister Seteita> written\ and directed by Hussein Fawzi and Starring Sabah as Hodhod. Plot summary: Hodhod was a singer who fell in love with a famous singer named named Nabil [Saad Abdel Wahab]. To insinuate herself into his life she impersonated his sister Seteita, [Afaf Shaker] whom he had not seen in years.

Cast and crew: Hussein Fawzi, Saad Abdel Wahab, Sabah, Afaf Shaker, Hassan Fayek, Mohamed al-Dib, Abdel Moneim Ismail, Gamalat Zayed, Abdel Halim al-Qalawy, Saad Ahmed, Abdel Nabi Mohamed, Taga Zaki, Rashad Hamed

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Who Do You Love لمين هواك Hoda Soltan 1954 Egyptian film program

Who Do You Love? (1945) - (Hoda Soltan) Egyptian film program

Shown here is a first printing of a 9" x 13" 12-page Egyptian program for the 1954 115-minute black-and-white Helmy Rafla film Who Do You Love [lamin hawak] starring Kamal Al-Shennawi and Hoda Soltan based on screenplay, dialogue and story by Youssef Gohar with cinematography by Masud Isa. The film was produced by Asia Film. Plot summary: Nadia was suffering because of the behavior of her sister Nawal, who was a deceptive girl. She sought counseling in this matter from Dr. Adel and during these consultations love grew between Adel the physician and Nadia the nurse. Nawal's sister married and then divorced a swindler, while Adel and Nadia eventually married when their love grew stronger.

Cast and crew: Helmy Rafla, Dimitri Gabriel, Masud Esa, Kamal Al-Shennawi, Imad Hamdi, Farid Shawqi, Hoda Soltan, Mona, Abdel Salam Al Nabulsy, Wedad Hamdy, Hager Hamdy, Zeinat Olwi, Soraya Salem

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Shame on You حرام عليك Ismail Yasseen 1954 Egyptian film program

Shame on You (1954) - (Ismail Yasseen) Egyptian film program

Pictured is a first printing of an 8" x 11" 8-page Egyptian film program to promote the 1954 92-minute Essa Karama black-and-white film Shame on You [haram aleyk] starring Ismail Yasseen based on screen play, story and dialogue by Gamal Hamdi with cinematography by Richard Salama. Parts of the story are also taken from the 1948 Charles Barton film Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein. Plot summary: Ismail and Abdou [Ismail Yasseen and Abdel Fatah Al Kasri] are working in a shop that sells antiquities. One day they receive a crate containing a mummy that looks like Frankenstein. A a sorcerer [Stephan Rosti] says he will be able to bring the mummy back to life by replacing its brain with Ismail's brain. The plan goes awry when Ismail and the mummy are laid out side by side for the brain transfer, because the mummy throws off its restraining straps and goes into a zombie-like Frankenstein walk, making various clumsy assaults on the people and fixtures that disrupt the proceedings. Apparently what really brings the mummy to life is the fear of receiving the brain of Ismail Yasseen! Alternate English titles are Ismail Yassin Meets Frankenstein and Ismail and Abdel Meet Frankenstein.

Cast and crew: Ismail Yasseen, Essa Karama, Gamal Hamdi, Mary Shelley, Abdel Fatah Al Kasri, Stephan Rosti, Sanaa Gamil, Nabil Al Alfi, Lola Sedki, Richard Salama, Mohamed Sabih, Abdel Hamid Zaki

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Monday, July 30, 2018

Adventures of Ismail Yasseen مغامرات اسماعيل يس Ismail Yasseen Egyptian film program

The Adventures of Ismail Yasseen (1954) - (Ismail Yasseen) Egyptian film program

This is a first printing of a 8" x 11" 8-page Egyptian Arabic film program for the 1954 110-minute Youssef Maalouf black-and-white comedy The Adventures of Ismail Yasseen starring Ismail Yasseen based on a screenplay and story by Youssef Isa with cinematography by Masoud Isa. The film was distributed by Aflam Nahdet al-Sharq (Paul Moradian) 42 Sherif St. Cairo and produced by Nahdet al-Sharq Films. Plot summary: Two journalist friends were working at a news agency trying to find effective reports for publication. One of them told a girl he was in love with her. She tried to trap them for an international gang that was working to smuggle goods out of the country. The two friends discovered what the girl was doing and decided to go after the gang and expose her criminal activities to international and local authorities. The chase began but the girl decided to leave the gang and help her lover. The gang was arrested and the boy married his repentant love.

Cast and crew: Youssef Maalouf, Masoud Isa, Youssef Isa, Farag, Ismail Yasseen, Shadia, Kamal Al-Shennawi, Fakher Fakher, Abdel Ghani Qamar, Lutfi al-Hakim, Reyad El Kasabgy, Edmond Tuema, Ahmed Al-Gazayeri, Abdel Moneim Ismail, Ahmed Abaza, Hana Adel

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Charming Mothers-in-Law الحموات الفاتنات Kamal Al-Shennawi Egyptian film program

Charming mothers-in-law (1953) - (Kamal Al-Shennawi) Egyptian film program

This is a rare 8" x 11" film program for the 1953 Helmy Rafla film Charming Mothers-in-Law based on screenplay and dialogue by Abu Seoud El-Ibiary and starring Kamal Al-Shennawi as Samir. Plot summary: In this lively comedy a pair of newlyweds (Kamal Al-Shennawi and Kariman as Nabila) share their love nest with the two mothers-in-law, who fight constantly.

Cast and crew: Helmy Rafla, Abu Seoud El-Ibiary, Kamal Al-Shennawi, Marie Monib, Mimi Shakeeb, Abdel Salam Al-Nabulsy, Kariman, Ismail Yasseen

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