Saturday, July 30, 2016

You Only Live Twice (1967) - (Sean Connery) Italian four-sheet

You Only Live Twice (1967) - (Sean Connery) Italian four-sheet

This is a 55" x 77" Italian four-sheet poster using art by Robert McGinnis to promote the 1967 Lewis Gilbert film You Only Live Twice based on a screenplay by Harold Jack Bloom and starring Sean Connery as James Bond. Plot summary: SPECTRE has stolen an American space capsule and Bond has the task of locating it somewhere in Japan

Cast and crew: Lewis Gilbert, Harold Jack Bloom, Robert McGinnis, Sean Connery, Akiko Wakabayashi, Mie Hama, Tetsuro Tanba, Teru Shimada, Karin Dor, Donald Pleasence, Bernard Lee, Lois Maxwell, Desmond Llewelyn, Charles Gray, Tsai Chin, Peter Fanene Maivia, Burt Kwouk, Michael Chow



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Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party (2016) - (Dinesh D'Souza) US one-sheet

Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party (2015) - (Dinesh D'Souza) one-sheet

This is a 27" x 40" US one-sheet poster for the 2016 Dinesh D'Souza film Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party written by Dinesh D'Souza and Bruce Schooley and starring Dinesh D'Souza as himself. Plot summary: This is a documentary film in which D'Souza retraces his incarceration at a halfway house for making illegal political contributions, which he contends was politically motivated, followed by an examination of the history of the Democrat party from Andrew Jackson to present.

Cast and crew: Dinesh D'Souza, Bruce Schooley, Jonah Goldberg, Andrea Cohen, Peter Schweizer, Mikaela Krantz, Carol Swain, Rebekah turner, Jayvaugn Brown, Richard L. Olsen, Stuart Glass, Marc Jeffreys, Michael Clemmons, Howard Goldwaite, Stephen Loftin, Gidget Taylor



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Revolt of the Slaves (1960) - (Rhonda Fleming) Belgian poster

Revolt of the Slaves (1960) - (Rhonda Fleming) Belgian poster

This is a 14" x 21" Belgian poster designed by an unknown artist for the 1960 Munzio Malassoma film Revolt of the Slaves based on the 1854 novel Fabiola by Nicholas Patrick Wiseman, screenplay by Stefano Strucchi and Duccio Tessari and starring Rhonda Fleming as Fabiola. Plot summary: In the 4th Century AD Fabiola is a young beauty from a noble Roman family who converts to Christianity under the influence of her slave girl Syra.

Cast and crew: Daniel Mainwaring, Stafano Strucchi, Duccio Tessari, Nicholas Patrick Wiseman, Rhonda Fleming, Wandisa Guida, Dario Moreno, Gino Cervi, Rafael Rivelles, Nunzio Malasomma, Ettore Mannil, Fernando Rey, Serge Gainsbourg, Jose Nieto, Benno Hoffmann, Rainer Penkert, Antonio Casas, Vanoye Aikens, Dolores Francine, Bert Nelson



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Friday, July 29, 2016

Vengeance of the Vikings (1965) - (Giuliano Gemma) Italian four-sheet

Vengeance of the Vikings (1965) - (Giuliano Gemma) Italian four-sheet

This is a 55" x77" two-piece Italian four-sheet poster designed by Piovano of Studio Paradiso for the 1965 Mario Caiano film Vengeance of the Vikings [Erik il vichingo] based on a story by Arpad DeRiso and Giovanni Scolaro, screenplay by Mario Caiano, Arpad DeRiso and Giovanni Scolaro and starring Giuliano Gemma as Erik. Plot summary: In a quest for land to get away from the rapacious Danes, Erik the Viking goes on an expedition to North America and makes friends with a group of indians.

Cast and crew: Mario Caiano, Arbad DeRiso, Mariano Ozores, Giovanni Scolaro, Gordon Mitchell, Giuliano Gemma, Eleonora Bianchi, Elisa Montes, Eduardo Fajardo, Beni Deus, Lucio De Santis, Roberto Ceccacci, Piovano, Studio Paradiso, Aldo Pini, Fortunato Arena, Fedele Gentile, Franco Moruzzi, Aldo Bufi Landi, Alfio Caltabiano, Erno Crisa, Gianni Solaro, Carla Calo, Gustavo Salafranca



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Thursday, July 28, 2016

The Big Brother الاخ الكبير Farid Shawqi (1959) Egyptian one-sheet

The Big Brother (1959) - (Farid Shawqi) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian poster for the 1959 Fatin Abdel Wahab film The Big Brother based on story, screenplay and dialogue by Ali El Zorkani and starring Farid Shawqi as Awad. Plot summary: Big brother Awad took care of his family including his mother, [Ferdoos Mohammed] his brother Ahmed [Ahmed Ramzi] and his niece Dawlat [Farida Fahmy]. The family thought he was working as a respectable tradesman but he was actually the head of a narcotics gang. He was loved by Ruhia, [Hend Rostom] a dancer who also worked with him in the narcotics trade. Ruhia had a great desire to marry Awad but he refused. She then became interested in Awad's brother Ahmed who was in his final year of law school.

Cast and crew: Fatin Abdel Wahab, Ali El Zorkani, arid Shawqi, Hend Rostom, Ahmed Ramzy, Ferdoos Mohammed, Mohammed Tawfik, Farida Fahmy, Ali El Zorkani, Saeed Abu Bakr, Reyad El Kasabgy, Mahmoud al-Seba, Mahmoud Azmi, Said Khalil, Mohammad al-Tukhi



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The Vagabond (1916) - (Charlie Chaplin) Egyptian rerelease one-sheet

The Vagabond (1916) - (Charlie Chaplin) Egyptian rerelease one-sheet

This is an undated Egyptian rerelease one-sheet designed by Abdul Rahman for the 1916 25-minute Charlie Chaplin silent film The Vagabond starring Charlie Chaplin as the vagabond.

Cast and crew: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Charlotte Mineau



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Blood on the Nile دماء على النيل Farid Shawqi (1961) Egyptian one-sheet

Blood on the Nile (1961) - (Farid Shawqi) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 27" x 39" undated rerelease Egyptian one-sheet poster designed by Magdi William for the 1961 Niazi Mostafa film Blood on the Nile [dema ala al-nil] based on a story by Ahmed Shoukry, screenplay and dialogue by Abdel Hay Adib and starring Farid Shawqi as Baghram Awad. Plot summary: Ghalia [Hend Rostom] fell in love with Baghram Awad after she learned he had taken revenge against the brother of her husband, who had tried to kill her and her son. She moved far from her village and began a new life with Awad.

Cast and crew: Niazi Mostafa, Abdel Hay Adib, Ahmed Shoukry, Farid Shawqi, Hend Rostom, Amina Rizk, Fakher Fakher, Mahmoud Faraq, Hassan Youssef, Klelio, Abdel Ghani al-Nagdi, Khaled Al-Agabani, Salwa Mahmoud, Hassan el Baroudi, Abdel Khalek Saleh, Hassan Atala



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For a Handful of Kids من اجل خفنة اولاد Rushdy Abaza 1969 Egyptian one-sheet

For a Handful of Kids (1969) - (Rushdy Abaza) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian poster designed by Gasour and Ahmed Fouad for the 1961 Ibrahim Emara film For a Handful of Kids [min agle khefnet awlad] based on a story by Sami Ghanim, screenplay by Mohammad Mostafa Sami and starring Rushdy Abaza as Hassan. Plot summary: Hassan was an elementary school teacher at a school directed by Mr. Madbouly [Abdel Moneim Madbouly]. Hassan lived happily with his wife Nadia [Soheir al-Morshedy] even though they had been married seven years without having any children. Then they began to quarrel about not having children and one of Hassan's friends suggested he marry the director's sister so he could have children. He did this and kept it secret from his first wife Nadia. Then both of the women had children. Nadia had a girl and the second wife [Soheir Zaki] had a boy. He was able to meet the costs of both households, but the women kept having children until Hassan had eight. Then there were so many problems Hassan's situation became unbearable.

Cast and crew: Sami Ghanim, Mohammad Mostafa Sami, Rushdy Abaza, Soheir El-Morshidy, Soheir Zaky, Ibrahim Emara, Mostafa Shawqi, Rafet Fahim, Mostafa Helmy, Mostafa Reshwan, Hani Shaker, Atef Mokaram, Abdel Azim Kamel, Aqila Ratib, Abdel Moneim Madbouly, Soheir Zaki, Ali Al-Moawen, Soheir Al-Morshedy



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My Only Love حبي الوحيد Omar Sharif 1961 Egyptian one-sheet

My Only Love (1961) - (Omar Sharif) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian poster designed by an unknown artist for the 1961 Kamal El Sheikh film My Only Love based on a story by Sabry Ezzat, screenplay and dialogue by Ali El Zorkani and Sabry Ezzat and starring Omar Sharif as Adel. Plot summary: Adel was a commercial airline pilot who loved a girl named Mona [Nadia Lutfi] while Shukry [Kamal Al-Shennawi] a friend of Mona's family was also trying to get close to her. She stopped him because she knew Adel was planning to propose. However Shukry still got the jump on Adel and ended up marrying Mona because Mona thought Adel was seeing another woman. Later Mona realized she had been mistaken and asked Shukry for a divorce so she could go back to Adel.

Cast and crew: Ali El Zorkani, Sabry Ezzat, Omar Sharif, Nadia Lutfi, Kamal Al-Shennawi, Kamal El Sheikh, Kamal Korayem, Abdel Moneim Ibrahim, Showeikar, Fakher Fakher, Fotouh Neshati, Mohamed Abaza, Nazim Shaarawy, Samia Rushdy, Souraya Fakhry, Amal Ramzy



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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The Swindler and the Dog النصاب والكلب Sameer Ghanem 1990 Egyptian one-sheet

The Swindler and the Dog (1990) - (Sameer Ghanem) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian one-sheet poster designed by Hassan Mazhar Gasour for the 1990 Adel Sadeq film The Swindler and the Dog [al-nesab wal-kalb] based on story screenplay and dialogue by Fawzi Ali and Adel Sadeq and starring Sameer Ghanem as Samir. Plot summary: This is a black comedy in which a gang of gold smugglers with a pack of attack dogs is finally arrested after being tricked into a round of internal fighting.

Cast and crew: Adel Sadiq, Fawzi Ali, Mohsen Ahmed, Sameer Ghanem, Shouweikar, Dalal Abdel Aziz, Samy El-Adl, Fouad Khalil, Olfat Imam, Mostafa al-Khadri, Said Redwan, Saida Naguib, Mohammad Etris, Gharib Mahmoud, Naguib Abdo, Mohamed Abo Hashish



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Silent Trigger (1996) - (Dolph Lundgren) Egyptian one-sheet

Silent Trigger (1996) - (Dolph Lundgren) one-sheet

This isa 26.25" x 36.5" Egyptian poster for the 1996 Russell Mulcahy film Silent Trigger written by Sergio Altieri and starring Dolph Lundgren as Waxman, the shooter. Plot summary: Waxman, a trained special forces soldier, is an assassin who with his spotter Clegg [Gina Bellman] fails to take out a target in an assignment from a top secret government agency. They then become targets.

Cast and crew: Russell Mulcahy, Sergio Altieri, Dolph Lundgren, Gina Bellman, Conrad Dunn, Christopher Heyerdahl, Emma Stevens, Alexandria Haber, Reynald Robinson, Dale Hayes, Erin Simms, Jonathan Robert Rondeau, Carl Alacchi, Jonathan Larocque, Andreas Apergis, Tim Post, Jason Cavalier



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Consolationجبر الخواطر Sherihan 1998 Egyptian one-sheet

Consolation (1998) - (Sherihan) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 25.75" x 36.5" Egyptian poster for the 1998 Atef-e Taieb psychological thriller Consolation [gabr al-khawater] based on a story by Abdel Fatah Rizk, screenplay and dialogue by Bachir El Dik and starring Sherihan as Nawal Ibrahim al-Saadi. Plot summary: In Alexandria Nawal Ibrahim al-Saadi was suffering from schizophrenia in a psychiatric clinic after being forcibly separated from her divorced husband and her only son Adel. She met many patients suffering from various problems. Dr. Mahmoud Shaker [Ashraf Abdel Baqi] sympathized with Nawal and tried to help her as much as possible, but he saw the hospital director Dr. Al-Meliguy [Hassan Mostafa] was subjecting the patients to unsafe experiments; this prompted him to take action against the schemes.

Cast and crew: Atef-e Taieb, Sherihan, Abdel Fatah Rizq, Bachir El Dik, Samir Farag, Ashraf Abdel Baqi, Enaam Salousa, Sanaa Younes, Alaa Wali Eddine, Lamia Al-Gedaoui, Farida Seif el Nasr, Jihan Nasr, Tarek Lotfy, Hassan Mostafa, Hend Akef, Galeela Mahmood, Alain Zoghbi, Gihan Fadel, Aisha Al-Kilani, Alaa Wali Eddine



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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Bloodtide (1983) - (James Earl Jones) Egyptian one-sheet

Bloodtide (1982) - (James Earl Jones) Egyptian one-sheet

This isa 27" x39" Egyptian poster designed by Wahib Fahmy for the 1982 Richard Jeffries film Bloodtide based on a screenplay by Richard Jeffries and Nico Mastorakis and starring James Earl Jones as Frye. Plot summary: On a Greek island a visitor named Frye inadvertently releases a monster that forces the local people to sacrifice virgins.

Cast and crew: Richard Jeffries, Niko Mastorakis, James Earl Jones, Jose Ferrer, Lila Kedrova, Mary Louise Weller, Martin Kove, Lydia Cornell, Deborah Shelton, Sofia Seirli, Despina Tomazani, Rania Photiou, Spyros Papafrantzis, Irini Tripkou, Annabel Schofield



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Monday, July 25, 2016

The Student and the Professor الاستاذ و التلميذة Soad Hosny (1968) Egyptian one-sheet

The Student and the Professor (1968) - (Soad Hosny) one-sheet

Pictured is a 27" x 39" Egyptian poster designed by Gasour and Moaty to promote the 1968 Ahmed Diaeddin 96-minute black-and-white film The Student and the Professor [al-talmiza wal-ostaz] starring Soad Hosny based on a story by Adly el-Mowalid with screenplay and dialogue by Adly El-Mowalid and Abdel Fatah al-Sayed with cinematography by Kamal Korayem. Plot summary: When Salwa's [Soad Hosny] father dies she must quit school and become an apprentice seamstress, but because of a conflict there she is ordered into a reformatory for girls. In the reformatory she also has problems with the personnel, but she gradually forms a relationship with Wahid Farid [Shukry Sarhan], a music teacher she eventually marries.

Cast and crew: Soad Hosny, Shukry Sarhan, Abdel Moneim Madbouly, Ahmed Diaeddin, Adly El-Mowalid, Kamal Korayem, Abdel Moneim Madbouly, Samia Shukry, Gamalat Zayed, Wahid Farid, Abdel Fatah al-Sayed, Ahmed al-Haddad, Salama Elias, Alia Abdel Moneim, Nadia Ezzat, Enaam Salousa, Hekmat Fouad, Nadia Gamil



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Forbidden Pictures صور ممنوعة Magda El-Khatib 1970 Egyptian one-sheet

Forbidden Pictures (1970) - (Magda El-Khatib) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian poster designed by Moaty and Nabil for the 1971 Mohamed Abdel Aziz, Ashraf Fahmy and Madkour Sabet film Forbidden Pictures [suwwar mamnu'a] starring Magda El-Khatib as Hanna. The film tells three stories. The first story is Forbidden [mamnu'] directed by Mohamed Abdel Aziz and starring Magda El-Khatib as Hanna. Plot summary: A young man [Nour El-Sherif] worked as a waiter in a restaurant with aspirations to marry into a higher social class so he would be able to invite his friends to dinner at that restaurant. The second story is Used to Be [kan] directed by Ashraf Fahmy and starring Nabila Ebeid, Hamdy Ahmed, El Sayed Radi, and Ali al-Sherif. Hasuna [Hamdy Ahmed], a carpenter in a poor neighborhood, longs to meet Sania [Nabila Ebeid], a film actress from his area who is making a film on his street. Naguib Mahfouz wrote the third story, titled Sura [photo] directed by Madkour Sabet, cinematography by Hassan Abdel Fattah and starring Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Mahmoud Yassine, Wahid Ezzat, Fatheia Shahin and Mohi Ismail. Plot summary for sura: The police were looking for the body of a woman at the foot of the pyramids. Her picture was published in a newspaper. A number of people thought the woman in the photo looked familiar. A mother thought she was her daughter who had left her village to work in Cairo; one gentleman thought she was the maid he used to flirt with. For a director she was the mistress who had attacked him and fled. She was a different woman with a different name in each home and for each man. The investigator tried in vain to find the truth.

Cast and crew: Mohamed Abdel Aziz, Ashraf Fahmy, Madkour Sabet, Naguib Mahfouz, Raafat El-Mihi, Mohsen Nasr, Mamdouh Halal, Hassan Abdel Fattah, Magda El-Khatib, Nabila Ebeid, Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Nour El-Sherif, Mahmoud Yassine, Hamdy Ahmed, Zizi Mustafa, El Sayed Radi, Kamel Anwar, Leila Morsi, Ibrahim Sobhy, Lucy Nishan, Ahmed Morsi, Ali al-Aden, Wahid Ezzat, Fatheia Shahin, Mohi Ismail



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Me and My Heart انا و قلبي Mariam Fakhr Eddine 1958 Egyptian one-sheet

My Heart and I (1958) - (Maariam Fakhr Eddine) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 23.25" x 35" stone lithograph movie poster by an unknown artist for the 1958 Mahmoud Zulfikar film Me and My Heart based on a story by Amin Yousseff Ghurab, screenplay by Mahmoud Zulfikar and Amin Yousseff Ghurab and starring Mariam Fakhr Eddine. Plot summary: A woman named Leila [Mariam Fakhr Eddine] was shocked when she saw her mother in her husband's [Hussein Kandil] arms and ran out of the house in a rush. She was hit by a car and taken to a hospital. She was shocked again when Dr. Mohsen at the hospital [Imad Hamdi] gave her a job and then proposed marriage. Dr. Mohsen knew she was from a prosperous family. He contacted her brother, [Youssef Fakhr Eddine] who asked her husband to divorce her; he refused and obtained a court order summoning her to a marital obedience dwelling.

Cast and crew: Mariam Fakr Eddine, Imad Hamdi, Mahmoud Zulfikar, Youssef Fakhr Eddine, Victor Antoun, Mohammad Al-Mowgi, Hend Allam, Adly Kasseb, Aziza Helmy, Elham Zaki, Fifi Youssef, Hussein Kandil, Sabry Abdelaziz, Shafik Noureddin, Amin Yousseff Ghurab



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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Khan al-Khalili خان الخليلي Samira Ahmed (1966) - Egyptian one-sheet

Khan al-Khalili (1966) - (Samira Ahmed) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian poster designed by Hassan Mazhar Gasour and Mohammad Abdel Aziz for the 1966 Atef Salem film Khan al-Khalili based on a novel by Naguib Mahfouz and starring Samira Ahmed as Nawal. Plot Summary: The Akef family moved to Khan al-Khalili. They were the parents, the big brother Ahmed Akef [Imad Hamdi] who was over 40 and the little brother Rushdy [Hassan Youssef] who was completing his studies. A variety of personality types lived in Khan al-Khalili such as the teacher Nunu who lived his life with no tomorrow and ran sentences together when he spoke. In the midst of the air raids during World War II the people in the neighborhood took refuge in the air raid shelter. Ahmed loved his good-looking neighbor Nawal [Samira Ahmed] and tried to get close to her. His mother talked about his feelings for her. He felt he had hopes. When Nawal fell in love with Rushdy, met him and went for a walk with him Rushdy went through a crisis within and came down with tuberculosis. He thought of Ahmad and the sacrifice of his love for Nawal. Ahmad began to get involved with the Khan al-Khalil society and had an encounter with the teacher Nunu's nihilism. Rushdy's illness worsened and he died. Nawal was stricken by Rushdy's death and the family decided to move from Khan al-Khalili to another area.

Cast and crew: Naguib Mahfouz, Atef Salem, Samira Ahmed, Imad Hamdi, Hassan Youssef, Taheya Cariocca, Abdel Waress Assar, Mohamed Reda, George Sidhum, Tewfik El Dekn, Amal Zayed, Abdel Khalek Saleh, Abdel Aziz Fahmy, Mustafa Samy



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