A Day of My Life (1961) - (Abdel Halim Hafez) Egyptian one-sheet
This is a film poster for the 1961 Atef Salem 155-minute black-and-white film A Day of My Life [yom men omri] starring Abdel Halim hafez, based on the 1953 William Wyler film Roman Holiday. The screenplay was by Youssef Gohar and Seif El Din Shawkat, dialogue was by Youssef Gohar and the cinematography was by Abdelhalim Nasr. Plot Summary: Chief press editor Salah Shawqi (Abdel Halim Hafez) and his colleague Younes al-Mansour (Abdel Salam Al Nabulsy) had the job of concealing the return after a long absence from Switzerland by Nadia (Zubaida Tharwat), the daughter of the millionaire Abu Agila. At the airport Nadia learned that her father's wife wanted to marry her to her brother so she decided to run away. She got into an automobile with some journalists without any of them knowing the truth about her. Salah and Nadia spent a pleasant evening in nightclubs with Younes and his fiancee Leila, and she went home with him to spend the night. Younes photogrphed them, and when the neighbors found out they rejected Nadia. When the chief editor learned that the journalist and his colleague had failed with the mission, he threatened to fire them. When Salah discovered the truth about Nadia he took the pictures to the chief editor. Nadia decided to return to her father who had decided she would not marry the one she did not love. Salah stole the pages of the article and the pictures and prevented the publication of anything about his beloved. He sent the pictures to nadia and her father when they were at the airport. The father realized how noble Salah had been and decided his daughter should marry the one she loved.
Cast and crew: Abdel Halim Hafez, Zubaida Tharwat, Atef Salem, Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Abdel Salam Al Nabulsy, Soheir El-Bably, Zaki Toleimat, Seif El Din Shawkat, Youssef Gohar, Zouzou Mady, Abdul Aziz Ahmed, Souraya Fakhry, Salah Nazmi, Ahmed Louxor