Sayed Darwish (1966) - (Karam Metaweh) Egyptian one-sheet
This is a picture of a 27" x 39" Egyptian stone litho poster designed by Hassan Mazhar Gasour to promote the 1966 112-minute Ahmed Badrakhan black-and-white film Sayed Darwish starring Hind Rostom and Karam Metaweh based on story, screenplay and dialogue by Mostafa Sami with cinematography by Aly Hassan. Plot summary: This is a documentary film about the life of composer Sayed Darwish (1892 - 1923) [Karam Metaweh], who wrote the Egyptian national anthem and was also said by many to have been the father of Egyptian popular music. Hind Rostom has the part of a woman he loved named Jalila.
Cast and crew: Ahmed Badrakhan, Hind Rostom, Karam Metaweh, Aly Hassan, Amin El-Heinedy, Zizi Mustafa, Nahed Samir, Mostafa Sami, Adel Imam, Ashraf Al-Salahdar, Adib al-Tarablosi, Hani Shaker, Hussein Omar, Fatma Emara, Sherif Yehia