I Killed My Wife (1956) - (Madiha Youssri) Egyptian one-sheet
This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian promotional poster designed by Wahib Fahmi to promote the 110-minute 1956 Kamal Attia black-and-white film I Killed My Wife [qatalt zawgati] starring Madiha Yousri based on story and screenplay by Kamal Attia with cinematograpy by Mohamed Abdel Azim. A couple was unable to have children even though they had been married for years. The husband was an insignificant worker who loved his wife, so he kept her. There was a rumor in the neighborhood that love had reemerged between the wife and her former fiance, who had returned from a trip. The husband became suspicious and decided to kill her. He was arrested and an attorney proved the wife had not betrayed her husband, after the former fiance made a confession. The husband was put in prison.
Cast and crew: Kamal Attia, Imad Hamdi, Madiha Yousri, Omar El-Hariri, Zahrat El-Ola, Wedad Hamdy, Ferdoos Mohammed, Ali Rushdy, Aziza Helmy, Mohamed Abdel Azim, El Sayed Bedeir, Souraya Fakhri, Abdel Moneim Ismail, Abdel Alim Khattab, Mohammad Shawqi, Hussein Qandil