Thursday, June 30, 2016

Land of Dreams ارض الاحلام Faten Hamama 1993 Egyptian one-sheet

Land of Dreams (1993) - (Faten Hamama) Egyptian one-sheet

This isa 27" x39" Egyptian poster for the 1993 Daoud Abdel Sayed film Land of Dreams based on dialogue and screenplay by Hani Fawzi and starring Faten Hamama as Nargis. Plot summary: Nargis was planning to go to America but she lost her passport and ticket. She meets the magician Raouf [Yehia El-Fakharany], spends a lot of time observing as he practices his craft, then changes her mind about going to the Land of Dreams.

Cast and crew: Daoud Abdel Sayed, Hani Fawzi, Faten Hamama, Yehia El-Fakharany, Hesham Selim, Ola Rami, Amina Rizk, Mohammed Tawfik, Yousef Dawoud, Hanan Seliman, Lotfi Labib, Tahani Rashed, Samir Bahzan



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A Gypsy in Love (1974) - (Samira Tawfik) الغجرية العاشقة Lebanese one-sheet

A Gypsy in Love (1974) - (Samira Tawfik) Lebanese one-sheet

Pictured is a 26" x 37.5" Lebanese one-sheet poster designed by Hassan Fatouni for the 1974 film A Gypsy in Love [al-gagharia al-asheqa] based on story, screenplay and dialogue by Reda Myassar and Said El-Maghrebi starring Samira Tawfik as Layla. Plot summary: Layla was a Gypsy girl who fell in love with a boy from the city. All the people of her tribe were against it, so she ran away with him and they married.

Cast and crew: Rida Myassar, Adib Qadurah, Seifeddine, Nagwa Fouad, Samira Tawfik, George Khouri



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Shame on You Lulu Shame on You عيب يا لولو .. يا لولو عيب Nelly 1978 Egyptian one-sheet

(1978) - (Adel Imam) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 27" x39" Egyptian poster designed by Al-Khad and Moaty for the 1978 film Shame on You Lulu Shame on You written and directed by Said Tantawi with screenplay and dialogue by Wasfy Darwish and starring Nelly as Lulu. Plot summary: After marrying her for love, Lulu's husband put restraints on her free time even though she had done nothing wrong. In anger, Lulu left Alexandria for Cairo and made an unsuccessful attempt to find an apartment. She met a taxi driver named Salama, [Mahmoud Abdel Aziz] who realized she had no place to live and allowed her to use his spare room. She did not tell him she was married. One of Salama's friends named Kamel [Ezzat El Alaili] took a liking to Lulu. Salama noticed this and suggested that he tell her about his feelings. Salama's friend Shahab [Adel Imam] also had strong feelings for Lulu, which were not reciprocated. Everyone was looking for Lulu in Alexandria; when her husband found out she was in Cairo he and his brothers went looking for her. When he discovered she was living in a man's house he divorced her.

Cast and crew: Said Tantawi, Nelly, Ezzat El Alaili, Adel Imam, Mahmoud Abdel Aziz, Sami Kamel, Nazim Shaarawy, Hassan Abedin, Aziza Helmy, Mohammad Shawqi, Samia Al-Alfy, Hafez Amin, Aliya Ali, Mahmoud Masoud, Mona Abdullah, Seyed Ibrahim, Nader Noureddin, Essam Farid, Hassan Abrin, Sally



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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Don't Be Unfair to Women لا تظلموا النساء Hanaa Tharwat 1980 Egyptian one-sheet

Don't Be Unfair to Women (1980) - (dir: Hassan Al Imam) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 27" by 39" Egyptian one-sheet designed by Gasour for the 1980 Hassan Al Imam film Don't Be Unfair to Women based on story, screenplay and dialogue by Faisal Neda and starring Hanaa Tharwat as Fatma. Plot summary: Fatma worked as a maid in Hamuda's [Sayed El-Sawy] villa. She shot him and turned herself in to the police. During the investigation she refused to give a motive for the killing, but it was also found that Hamuda was shot three times while Fatma had fired only one bullet. Hamuda had gotten Fatma's mother pregnant and then refused to marry her. Hassanein, [Mustafa Metwalli] who had been working at the villa and was tired of fulfilling Hamadu's every whim, was the one who had fired the fatal bullets after Fatma had fired her one shot and left the room. Fatma was found innocent.

Cast and crew: Hassan Al Imam, Taheya Cariocca, Hala Fakher, Sa'eed Saleh, Naima Al Soghayar, Mustafa Metwalli, Shafik Galal, Ibrahim Saleh, Inas Al Degheidy, Faisal Nada



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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Light of My Eyes نورعيني Menna Shalabi 2010 Egyptian one-sheet poster

Light of My Eyes (2010) - (Menna Shalabi) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 26.5"x 38.25" Egyptian poster designed by Cover Media for the 2010 Wael Ihsan film Light of My Eyes written by Ahmed Abdel Fattah and Tamer Hosny and starring Menna Shalabi as Sara. Plot summary: Ahmad [Tamer Hosny] and his little brother were living in Syria after the death of their mother and their father's marriage to a young girl. While studying music and working as a singer Ahmad met fellow musician Sara; Sara had been blind since birth but Ahmad was not aware of her blindness at first.

Cast and crew: Wael Ihsan, Ahmed Abdel Fattah, Tamer Hosny, Said Abdel Ghani, Mohamed El Sobky, Menna Fadaly, Elslam Gamal, Tamer Hosny, Reem Raafat, Reem Sabony, Abeer Sabry, Menna Shalabi, Amr Youssef, Ehab Mohamed Ali



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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Light of Her Eyes نور العيون Fifi Abdou 1990 Egyptian one-sheet

Light of Her Eyes (1990) - (Fifi Abdou) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian one-sheet poster designed by Al-Khad for the 1990 Hussein Kamal film Light of Her Eyes based on the novel by Naguib Mahfouz, screenplay and dialogue by Wahid Hamid and starring Adel Adham as Deibis. Plot Summary: Deibis killed his rival Hosouma. Hosouma's widow gave birth to a daughter named Nour [Fifi Abdou] at the very moment Deibis was killing him. Nour's mother hid her daughter and educated her. After the death of the mother the daughter found herself alone but still remembering her past and her desire for revenge against Deibis. Nour married her cousin Mohsen [Abdel Salam Mohamed], who tried to provoke bad behavior in her. This got her put in prison for indecency. After she served her time she got a divorce. She decided to get a job in Deibis's factory to get revenge against him. Deibis made advances to Nour but she rebuffed him and he fired her. Nour then became a professional dancer; Deibis found her, offered to marry her and confessed to his crime. She told him who she really was and after many years Deibis was arrested and had to pay for his crime.

Cast and crew: Adel Adham, Fifi Abdou, Mahmoud El Guindi, Naguib Mahfouz, Hussein Kamal, Abdel Salam Mohamed, Hisham Abdullah, Sayed Sadek, Ibrahim Saleh, Wahid Hamid, Mohammed Tawfik, Aziza Rashed, Nour Abdel Aziz, Mohamed Abu Hashish,Samira Bayoumi, Matawei Oweysi, Ibrahim al-Hamasani





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Saturday, June 25, 2016

Love and Position الخيط الرفيع Faten Hamama 1971 Egyptian one-sheet

Love and Position (1971) - (Faten Hamama) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian one-sheet poster for the 1971 Henry Barakat 92-minute color film Love and Position [al-khayt al-rafi'] based on story and dialogue by Ihsan Abd al-Qudus, screenplay by Youssef Francis and starring Faten Hamama as Mona. Plot summary: Mona was a poor girl who had a job as a low-level bank employee and supported her family. Under pressure from her father's illness and urging from her mother to increase her income, she formed a relationship with an elderly wealthy lover. An engineer friend named Adel [Mahmoud Yassine] who also worked at the company owned by her lover Abdo [Salah Nazmi] told her he loved her. By this time Mona was no longer a poor girl. She responded emotionally as a prosperous woman who was in a position to be her new lover's patron and guide. Mona persuaded Adel to quit his job with Abdo and start an independent company with support from his mentor Hosny [Imad Hamdi]. Although Love and Position is the film's official English title, the Arabic title literally means The Slender Thread; the tag line at the top of the poster, quoting the original story by Ihsan Abdel Qudus, translates as "There is a slender thread between love and the instinct to acquire."

Cast and crew: Henry Barakat, Mohammad Abdel Aziz, Wahib Fahmy, Wahid Farid, Youssef Francis, Ihsan Abd al-Qudus, Faten Hamama, Mahmoud Yassine, Imad hamdi, Salah Nazmi, Bussy



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Friday, June 24, 2016

My Love حبيبتي Faten Hamama (1975) Egyptian one-sheet


My Love (1975) - (Faten Hamama) Lebanese one-sheet

This is a 27" x 41" Lebanese one-sheet poster designed by Egyptian artist Hassan Mazhar Gasour for the 1975 Henry Barakat film My Love [hababiti] based on screenplay and dialogue by Abdel Hai Adib and starring Faten Hamama as Samia. Plot summary: Magdi [Mahmoud Yassine] was a fine arts painter who went to Lebanon suffering acutely because his paintings were not selling. He fell in love with fellow Egyptian Samia after seeing her sitting on a public park bench and then following her. After a tenuous, artificial and emotional relationship with Magdi, Samia died of injuries suffered when she was struck by an automobile while crossing the street.

Cast and crew: Faten Hamama, Salah Nazmi, Mahmoud Yassine, Henry Barakat, Abdelhalim Nasr, Hani Al-Rumani, Lina Batei, Abdel Hai Adib, Amal Afish, Samir Abu Said



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Killers of the Castle of Blood (1970) - (Erna Schurer) Italian busta

Killers of the Castle of Blood (1970) - (Erna Schurer) Italian fotobusta

This is a 26.5" x 36.5" Italian fotobusta for the 1970 Jose Luis Marino film Killers of the Castle of Blood AKA Scream of the Demon Lover AKA Il castello dalle porte di fuoco AKA El castillo de Frankenstein based on story and screenplay by Enrico Colombo, Maria del Carmen and Martinez Roman and starring Erna Schurer as Ivanna Rakowsky. Plot summary: Ivanna goes to work on a remote estate as a biochemist for Baron Janos Dalmar [Carlos Quiney]; she soon finds herself transformed into the love slave of an evil demon.

Cast and crew: Jose Luis Merino, Enrico Colombo, Maria del Carmen, Martinez Roman, Erna Schurer, Carlos Quiney, Agostina Belli, Cristiana Galloni, Antonio Jimenez Escribano, Mariano Vidal Molina, Enzo Fisichella, Enzio Sancrotti, Giancarlo Fantini, Franco Moradi, Renato Paracchi, Javier de Rivera



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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The Terrorist الارهابي (Adel Imam) - (1994) Egyptian four-piece billboard

The Terrorist (1994) - (Adel Imam) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 53" x 78" Egyptian four-piece billboard poster designed by Anise for the 1994 Nader Galal film The Terrorist [al-erhabi] written by Lenine El-Ramli and starring Adel Imam as Ali Abd al-Zaher. Plot summary: When Ali Abd al-Zaher is hit by a car after assassinating an army officer under a directive from his spiritual leader Brother Seif [Ahmed Rateb], he receives medical care from Dr. Fouad Masoud, [Mohamed El Dafrawy] the father of the driver, who lives in a weathy part of Cairo. While under the doctor's care Ali tries to conceal his contempt for the Western lifestyles he sees around him among the upper class Egyptians. The film was seen as an attack on Islam by many in Egypt; Adel Imam remained an outspoken supporter of Hosni Mubarak until the end of his regime in 2011.

Cast and crew: Nader Galal, Lenine El-Ramli, Mohamed El Dafrawy, Adel Imam, Sherine, Mustafa Metwalli, Ahmed Rateb, Hanan Shawki, Salah Zulfikar, Madiha Yousri, Ibrahim Youssri, Magda Zaki, Said Tarabeek



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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Santo Versus the Vampire Women (1962) - (Santo) Egyptian one-sheet

Santo versus the Vampire Women (1962) - (Santo) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian poster designed by Moaty for the 1962 Alfonso Corona Blake film Santo Versus the Vampire Women AKA Santo vs. las mujeres vampiro AKA Samson Versus the Vampire Women based on a story by Antonio Orellana, Fernando Oses and Rafael Garcia and Starring Santo as El Enmascarado de Plata. Plot summary: The Evil One has awakened the vampire women in Mexico and ordered them to find him a bride. They choose as their target the beautiful Diana Orlof, [Maria Duval] daughter of Professor Orlof [Augusto Benedico]. The professor calls on Santo to rescue his daughter.

Cast and crew: Alfonso Corona blake, Antonio Orellana, Fernando Oses, Rafael Garcia Travesi, Santo, Lorena Velasquez, Maria Duval, Jaime Fernandez, Augusto Benedico, Xavier Loya, Ofelia Montesco, Fernando Oses, Guillermo Hernandez, Nathanael Leon, Ricardo Adalid, Cavernario Galindo, Ray Mendoza, Alejandro Cruz, Bobby Bonales



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Killers of the Castle of Blood (1970) - (Erna Schurer) Italian one-sheet

Killers of the Castle of Blood (1970) - (Erna Schurer) one-sheet

This isa 27.5" x 39" Italian one-sheetposter for the 1970 Jose Luis Marino film Killers of the Castle of Blood AKA Scream of the Demon Lover AKA Il castello dalle porte di fuoco AKA El castillo de Frankenstein based on story and screenplay by Enrico Colombo, Maria del Carmen and Martinez Roman and starring Erna Schurer as Ivanna Rakowsky. Plot summary: Ivanna goes to work on a remote estate as a biochemist for Baron Janos Dalmar [Carlos Quiney]; she soon finds herself transformed into the love slave of an evil demon.

Cast and crew: Jose Luis Merino, Enrico Colombo, Maria del Carmen, Martinez Roman, Erna Schurer, Carlos Quiney, Agostina Belli, Cristiana Galloni, Antonio Jimenez Escribano, Mariano Vidal Molina, Enzo Fisichella, Enzio Sancrotti, Giancarlo Fantini, Franco Moradi, Renato Paracchi, Javier de Rivera



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Monday, June 20, 2016

King Kong Escapes 1967 dir: Ishiro Honda Lebanese Poster

King Kong Escapes (1967) - (dir: Ishiro Honda) Lebanese one-sheet

This is a 27" x 39" Lebanese poster designed by Hawarian for the 1967 Ishiro Honda film King Kong Escapes written by Takeshi Kimura and starring Rhodes Reason as Commander Carl Nelson. Plot summary: When the robot MechaKong is unable to dig out the precious stones from a mine, the evil Dr. Who [Hideyo Amamoto] brings in King Kong to do the job. This leads to a big fight between them that threatens to devastate Tokyo.

Cast and crew: Ishiro Honda, Takeshi Kimura, Rhodes Reason, Eisei Amamoto, Hideyo Amamoto, Paul Frees, Mie Hama, Shoichi Hirose, Andrew Hughes, Toru Ibuki, Nadao Kirino, Ryuji Kita, Seishiro Kuno, Susumu Kurobe, Linda Miller, Haruo Nakajima, Tadashi Okabe, Sachio Sakai, Ikio Sawamura, Hiroshi Sekita, Kazuo Suzuki, Yoshifumi Tajima, Akira Takarada, Yasahisa Tsutsumi, Osman Yusuf



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The Black Dragon Revenges the Death of Bruce Lee R1979 Ron Van Clief Egyptian one-sheet

The Black Dragon Revenges the Death of Bruce Lee (1975) - (Ron Van Clief) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian poster designed by Wahib Fahmy and Mohammed Abdel Azizi for a 1979 rerelease of the 1975 Chin-Ku Lu film The Black Dragon Revenges the Death of Bruce Lee AKA Long zheng hu dou jing wu hun AKA The Death of Bruce Lee AKA The Black Dragon's Revenge starring Ron Van Clief as the Black Dragon. Plot summary: Three rival gangs are searching for one of Bruce Lee's handwritten manuals. Meanwhile the Black Dragon is hired to find out who killed Bruce Lee.

Cast and crew: Chin-Ku Lu, Norbert Albertson Jr., Ron Van Clief, Charles Bonet, Phillip Ko, Meng Fu, Linda Lin Di Ho, Jason Pai Pow, Bobby Canavarro, Lei Chang, Peter Chen Lau, Jackie Chen, Yao Lin Chen, Lung Chiang, Yun-Kin Chow, Tiet Wo Chu, Yi-Sheng Han, Kuo-Liang Huang, Kang Kao



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Legend of Dinosaurs and Monster Birds (1977) - (dir: Junji Karata) Egyptian one-sheet

Legend of Dinosaurs and Monster Birds (1977) - (dir: Junji Kurata) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 27" x39" Egyptian poster designed by Moaty for the 1977 Junji Kurata film Legend of Dinosaurs and Monster Birds based on a screenplay by Masaru Igami, Isao Matsumoto and Ichiro Otsu and starring Tsunehiko Watase as Ashizawa. Plot summary: When a plesiosaur threatens a Japanese village from deep in the ocean, a prehistoric egg starts hatching in an ice cave. A clash seems to be in the making.

Cast and crew: Junji Kurata, Masaru Igami, Takeshi Matsumoto, Tsunehiko Watase, Nobiko Sawa, Shotaro Hayashi, Tomoko Kiyoshima, Fuyukichi Maki, David Freedman, Maureen Peacock, Catherine Laub, Hiroshi Nawa, Ginji Nakamura, Masataka Iwao, Goro Oki, Yusuke Tsukasa, Yukio Miyagi, Akira Moroguchi



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Sunday, June 19, 2016

Long Live Love يحيى الحب Mohammed Abdel Wahab Egyptian one-sheet poster

Long Live Love (1938) - (Mohammed Abdel Wahab) Egyptian one-sheet

Cast and crew: This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian poster designed by Hassan Mazhar Gasour for an undated rerelease of the 1938 film Long Live Love written and directed by Mohammed Karim and starring Mohamed Abdel Wahab as Mohammad Fathy. Plot summary: Mohammad Fathy rented a new apartment where one of the windows happened to face the palace of Taher Pasha, the father of Nadia. There was a misunderstanding between Fathy and Nadia when he suspected her of throwing rocks at his balcony, which angered her. Then he discovered she was the daughter of the sister of his boss at the Bank of Egypt and that a little girl had been throwing the rocks. He followed her on the train to Alexandria so he could apologize and they fell in love. Fathy decided to marry Nadia. He discovered his father knew her father Taher Pasha so he called him to get him to arrange for an agreement. Nadia's father returned from his trip and Nadia was surprised to learn he had agreed to her marriage to a rich boy. Naturally she did not know about Fathy's wealth and she refused to marry this wealthy boy, but when she discovered he was Fathy they married.

cast and crew:Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Laila Mourad, Mohammed Karim, Abbas Allam, Mohammed Abdel Koudouss, Abdel Moniem Ismail, Zouzou Mady, Laila Mourad, Bechara Wakim, Abdel Warith Assir, Abdel Waress Assar, Mohammad Fadel, Amin Wahba



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Wild Woman المتوحشة Soad Hosny 1979 Lebanese film poster

Wild Woman المتوحشة (1979) - (Soad Hosny) Lebanese one-sheet

This is a 27.5" x 39.25" Lebanese one-sheet poster designed by Hewarian for the 1979 Samir Seif film Wild Woman المتوحشة written by Ibrahim El-Mougy and starring Soad Hosny as Baheya. Plot summary: Baheya, a poor singing and dancing girl in a family of carnival entertainers, falls in love with a wealthy writer named Ashraf [Mahmoud Abdel Aziz]. She later takes a factory job and is followed there by Ashraf; he eventually asks her to marry him. Baheya agrees to the proposal. When Ashraf presents her as his intended bride to his mother Eqbal [Leila Fawzi] she objects because of their social and class differences.

Cast and crew: Samir Seif, Hewarian, Ibrahim El-Mougy, Soad Hosny, Mahmoud Abdel Aziz, Leila Fawzi, Tewfik El Dekn, Ragaa Hussein, Soad Nasr, Ahmed Abdel Waress, Naima Wassfi, Abdel Rahman Abou Zahra



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