Appointment with Life (1954) - (Faten Hamama) rerelease Egyptian one-sheet
This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian poster designed by an unknown artist for an undated rerelease of the 1954 Ezzel Dine Zulficar musical Appointment with Life based on Edmund Golding's 1939 film Dark Victory, screenplay by Ezzel Dine Zulficar and Yussef Issa and starring Faten Hamama as Amal. Plot summary: Engineer Ahmed [Shukry Sarhan] loved Amal and lived with her in the same house with her friend Fatma, [Shadia] daughter of the farm overseer. Fatma loved the doctor Mamdouh, [Omar El-Hariri]but he was unaware of it. Amal's father, who was a great doctor, discovered that she had a serious heart disease. He kept this information from her. However Amal happened to hear a conversation between her father and Dr. Mamdouh about her own critical condition, and she learned the truth. Amal began taking steps to make it possible for Ahmed to leave her and not have a relationship with her, despite the love between them. Amal's father was hoping to operate on her to save her life, and when he did so it improved her condition. Ahmed understood the situation and Amal's secret she had been trying to keep from him. Amal was ready to marry Ahmed and Fatma agreed to marry Dr. Mamdouh.
Cast and crew: Faten Hamama, Shukry Sarhan, Shadia, Hussein Riad, Ezzel Dine Zulficar, Wahid Farid, Youssef Issa, Omar El-Hariri, Abdel Waress Assar, Zeinat Sedki, Nour Al-Demerdash, Said Abu Bakr, Abdel Ghani Al-Nagdi, Edmund Goulding