I'm on My Own [malish had] (1953) - (Shadia) original Egyptian 33x45 film poster
Pictured is an original year Egyptian 35"x45" poster designed by Hassan Mazhar Gasour to promote the 1953 Ibrahim Emara 106-minute black-and-white film I'm on My Own [malish had] starring Shadia based ond story and dialogue by Mohammad Mostafa Sami with screenplay by Ebrahim Emara with cinematography by Bruno Salvi. Plot summary: A man [Abbas Fares] was living happily in Alexandria with his wife and daughters [Shadia and Magda], but after his wife died he found a love letter among her papers giving him the idea she might have betrayed him. As his doubts grew he began to think his two daughters might be from another man. He began to treat them harshly and took up drinking and gambling to forget. This caused him to lose all his money and his factories. His daughters ran away from home. He then realized his wife was innocent when he found a letter that had been written to his wife's sister. He regretted his behavior and tried to repair the damage he had done to his daughters and recover his lost fortune. He succeeded in doing this and the family's wounds were healed.
Cast and crew: Ibrahim Emara, Magda, Choukoukou, Shukry Sarhan, Shadia, Abbas Fares, Bruno Salvi, Mary Queenie, Mohamed Mustafa Sami, Ferdoos Mohammed, Samiha Tawfiq, Zeinat Sedki, Mahmoud El-Sebai, Zaki al-Fayoumi, Zaki Ibrahim, Mohamed al-Dib, Shafik Noureddin, Mohsen Hassanein, Abdel Aziz Khalil, Lutfi al-Hakim, Mohamed Soleiman