Saturday, March 31, 2018

Love among the Elders غرام الشيوخ Fatma Rouchdi 1946 Egyptian lobby card

Love amont the Elders (1946) - (Ratma Rouchdi) Egyptian lobby card

This is an original 12" x 14.5" Egyptian lobby card for the 1946 film Love among the Elders written and directed by Mohammad Abdel Gawad, dialogue by Youssef Gohar and starring Fatma Rouchdi as Ahlam. Plot summary: Mokhtar [Mansi Fahmi] was a learned man and a thinker who did not acknowledge the authority of women. He maintained a barrier in his relations with them, but then a woman named Ahlam conquered his heart and he changed his mind. His friend and student Rauf [Yehia Chahine] also loved Ahlam, who was living with Mokhtar at the time to escape the authority of her criminal father after Mokhtar had taken her in to help her recover from an attempted suicide. Mokhtar offered to marry her to protect her from her father, without knowing Rauf's feelings about her and even though she did not love him. After they had an argument Ahlam ran away with Rauf but then went back to Mokhtar because she felt guilty. She discovered he had gone blind and become more violent and cruel than ever. He threatened to kill himself if she left him. Ahlam shot herself but survived; Mokhtar then sacrificed his love for her so she could marry Rauf.

Cast and crew: Souraya Fakhri, Fouad Shafik, Mohamed Abdel Gawad, Fahmi Mansi, Fatma Rouchdi, Yehia Chahine, Shafia Ahmed, Youssef Gohar, Victoria Habiqa, Mousen Hassanein, Mohamed Al-Dib, Mohamed Sabih, Abdelmonem Ismail



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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Charming Mothers-in-Law الحموات الفاتنات Kamal Al-Shennawi 1953 Egyptian lobby card

Charming Mothers-in-law (1953) - (Kamal Al-Shenawwi) Egyptian Lobby Card

This is a rare 13" x 16" lobby card for the 1953 Helmy Rafla film Charming Mothers-in-Law based on screenplay and dialogue by Abu Seoud El-Ibiary and starring Kamal Al-Shennawi as Samir. Plot summary: In this lively comedy a pair of newlyweds (Kamal Al-Shennawi and Kariman as Nabila) share their love nest with the two mothers-in-law, who fight constantly.

Cast and crew: Helmy Rafla, Abu Seoud El-Ibiary, Kamal Al-Shennawi, Marie Monib, Mimi Shakeeb, Abdel Salam Al-Nabulsy, Kariman, Ismail Yasseen



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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

El Cid 1961 Charlton Heston Italian locandina

El Cid (1961) - (Charlton Heston) Italian locandina

The is a 13" x 27.5" Italian locandina for the 1961 Anthony Mann film El Cid written by Anthony Mann, Fredric M. Frank, Philip Yordan and Ben Barzman and starring Charlton Heston as EL Cid. Plot summary: Rodrigo Diaz De Vivar AKA EL Cid is a legendary Spanish hero who in the 11th Century drives the Moors out of Spain while maintaining his own strict sense of honor.

Cast and crew: Anthony Mann, Fredric M. Frank, Philip Yordan, Ben Barzman, Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren, Raf Vallone, Geneviève Page, John Fraser, Gary Raymond, Hurd Hatfield, Massimo Serato, Frank Thring, Michael Hordern, Andrew Cruickshank, Douglas Wilmer, Tullio Carminati, Ralph Thurman



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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Superargo versus Diabolicus (1967) - (Giovanni Cianfriglia) Italian locandina

Superargo contro Diabolikus (1966) - (Giovanni Gianfriglia) Italian locandina

This is an original 13" x 27.5" country-of-origin Italian locandina for the 1966 Nick Nostro film Superargo contro Diabolikus based on a story by Mino Giarda, screenplay by Jaime Jesús Balcázar and starring Giovanni Cianfriglia as Superargo. Plot summary: Superargo decides to give up wrestling and become a secret agent to go after Diabolikus [Gérard Tichy] who is trying to wreck the world economy by stealing uranium.

Cast and crew: Nick Nostro, Mino Giarda, Jaime Jesús Balcázar, Giovanni Cianfriglia, Ken Wood, Gérard Tichy, Gerhard Tichy, Loredana nusciak, Mónica Randall, Josep Castillo Escalona, Emilio Messina, Valentino Macchi, Geoffrey Copleston, Giulio Battiferri



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Friday, March 23, 2018

Bondage Gladiator Sexy 1961 Pierre Brice Italian locandina

Bondage Gladiator Sexy (1961) - (Pierre Brice) Italian locandina

This is an original 13.25" x 27.25" country-of-origin Italian locandina designed by Angelo Cesselon for the 1961 Giorgio Ferroni film Bondage Gladiator Sexy AKA Le Baccanti based on the 405 B.C. tragedy The Bacchae by the Athenian poet Euripides, screenplay and story by Giorgio Stegani starring Taina Elg as Dirce and Pierre Brice as Dionysus. Plot summary: The God Dionysus visits the city of Thebes as a stranger to punish King Pentheus and the rest of the royal house of Cadmus for denying him his rightful place of honor as a deity.

Cast and crew: Giorgio Ferroni, Angelo Cesselon, Euripides (405 BC Play The Bacchantes), Giorgio Stegani, Taina Elg, Pierre Brice, Alberto Lupo, Alessandra Panaro, Raf Mattioli, Nerio Bernardi, Erno Crisa, Gérard Landry, Miranda Campa, Akim Tamiroff



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Lad: A Dog 1962 Peter Breck Italian locandina

Lad: A Dog (1962) - (Peter Breck) Italian locandina

This is a 13" x 27.5" Italian locandia designed by Rodolfo Gasparri for the 1962 Aram Avakian and Leslie H. Martinson film Lad: A Dog based on the 1919 novel of the same title by Albert Payson Terhune, screenplay by Lillie Hayward and Roberta Hodes and starring Peter Breck as Stephen Tremayne. Plot summary: This is a sentimental story about Lad the wonder dog, who wins the heart of a young boy, saves his companion Angela from a poisonous snake and then wins a rigged dog show.

Cast and crew: Aram Avakian, Rodolfo Gasparri, Leslie H. Martinson, Lillie Hayward, Roberta Hodes, Albert Payson Terhune (1919 novel), Peter Breck, Peggy McCay, Carroll O'Connor, Angela Cartwright, Maurice Dallimore, Alice Pearce, Jack Daly, Charles Fredericks, Tim Graham, Lillian Buyeff, Lad, Bud Albright



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Incredible Hulk TV series 1978 Lou Ferrigno Iranian locandina

The Incredible Hulk TV Series (1978) - (Lou Ferrigno) Iranian locandina

This is a 13" x 27" Iranian locandina printed in Italy for the 1978 Kenneth Johnson TV series The Incredible Hulk starring Lou Ferrigno as the Incredible Hulk. Plot summary: The Incredible Hulk is the temporary monster mutation that overcomes Dr. David Banner [Bill Bixby] whenever he experiences extreme stress. After the Hulk destroys whatever is stressing Dr. Banner, he becomes Dr. Banner again, but he has shredded his clothing and left him with amnesia.

Cast and crew: Kenneth Johnson, Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno, Jack Colvin



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The Beast الوحش Anwar Wagdi Egyptian lobby card

The Beast (1954) - (Mahmoud El-Meliguy) Original Egyptian lobby card

This is a rare original 13" x 13.5" Egyptian lobby card with key art designed by Solly for the 1954 Salah Abouseif film The Beast AKA The Monster AKA Al-Wahsh based on a story by Egyptian Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz with screenplay by Naguib Mahfouz and Salah Abouseif, dialogue by El Sayed Bedeir and starring Anwar Wagdi as Officer Raouf Saleh. Plot summary: Abdel Sabour [Mahmoud El-Meliguy] was a thief and a smuggler known as The Beast to the people in one of the villages of upper Egypt; everyone was afraid of him, including the police. He enjoyed the protection of Redwan Pasha, [Abbas Fares] who in turn used him during elections to eliminate his rivals. Officer Raouf Saleh was sent to the village with his wife and son with the assignment of arresting The Beast. However The Beast and his gang worked together from the beginning trying to dispose of the officer and his family in any way possible. The photo shows Officer Raouf giving a cigarette to the Beast.

Cast and crew: Samia Gamal, Solly, El Sayed Bedeir, Anwar Wagdi, Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Abbas Fares, Salah Abouseif, Naguib Mahfouz, Abdelhalim Nasr, Abbas Fares, Samiha Ayyoub, Mohammad Tawfik, Abdel Ghani Kamar, Nazim Shaarawy, Mahmoud Hamdy



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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Hassan and Hassan حسن و حسن Mohammed Al Kahlawi 1944 Egyptian film program

Hassan and Hassan (1944) - (Mohammed Al Kahlawi) Egyptian film program

This is a 7" x 10" first printing of 16-page Egyptian program for the 1944 Niazi Mostafa 105-minute black-and-white film Hassan and Hassan [hassan wa hassan] starring Mohammed Al Kahlawi based on a screenplay by Niazi Mostafa with story and dialogue by Abu Seoud El-Ibiary and cinematography by Mostafa Hassan. The film was produced and distributed by Nahas Film. The program has a plot, song lyrics and cast photographs. Plot summary: One Hassan drove a taxi and the other was a hustler. The hustler married the cousin of the brother of the taxi driver so he could drain his assets with the delusion of the existence of a profitable company. On the train the two of them met Houria, a girl from a conservative family and they both loved her, but she had a maid who was going to marry Hassan the hustler. Houria's family was angry because her daughter was marrying a driver and they beat him. The hustler tricked Houria's father and almost went to prison but Hassan the driver intervened to save him, and he persuaded the family to accept him.

Cast and crew: Mohammed Al Kalhawi, Marcel, Houriyya Mohamed, Bechara Wakim, Niazi Mostafa, Mostafa Hassan, Abu Seoud El-Ibiary, Leila Helmy, Ferdoos Mohammed, Mahmoud Ismail, Choukoukou, Hager Hamdi, Abdel Moniem Ismail, Abdul Hamid Zaki, Latif Amin, Al-Sayed Abu Bakr, Zaki Ibrahim



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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

First Love اول غرام Samia Gamal 1956 Egyptian film program

First Love (1956) - (Samia Gamal) Egyptian film program

This is an original year 8" x 11" 12-page Egyptian film program for the 1956 Niazi Mostafa film First Love based on a story by Gerda Corbett and Botros Zarbenelli and starring Samia Gamal [1924 - 1994] as Zeinab. The program includes song lyrics, plot and key photographic images. Plot Summary: There was a quarrel between Senia the first dancer in a dance troupe and its director, and he fired her. This gave Zeinab an opportunity to be the troupe's lead dancer. However the group's main singer refused to sing in front of her. Zeinab suggested to the director that he give the opportunity to her lover, a novice singer named Salah, who succeeded with his first trial; this made Senia resent him. She told Salah Zeinab was in a relationship with the director, whereupon Salah's relationship with Zeinab soured. The director rehired Senia. There was a quarrel between Senia's assistants and Zeinab's assistants just before a performance began. When Zeinab performed she made a place for herself in the public eye. Then she went back to Salah, who had seen the truth.

Cast and crew: Niazi Mostafa, Samia Gamal, Mohamed Mar'i, Abdel Salam Al Nabulsy, Lola Sedki, Hassan Fayek, El Sayed Bedeir, Wadid Serri, Hesham Wadid Serri, Gerda Corbett, Botros Zarbenelli





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My Name Is Satuta انا ستوتة Sabah Egyptian film program

My Name is Satuta (1944) - (Sabah) Egyptian film program

Pictured is an original 6.5" x 9" 16-page Egyptian film program for the 1944 Hussein Fawzi film My Name is Satuta [ana satuta] starring Sabah (1927 - 2014) based on screenplay and story by Hussein Fawzi, dialogue by Hassan Tewfik and cinematograpy by George Saad. The program includes song lyrics, plot and key photographic art. Plot summary: Reshwan was a wealthy man living with his nephew Abbas. Abbas was waiting for his uncle to die so he could inherit his wealth, but Reshwan was hoping not to die before finding his granddaughter (who had been separated from her father) so she could inherit his considerable wealth. The granddaughter Satuta [Sabah] was an artist who worked in a traveling theater troupe; Reshwan found information about her location and went to the troupe to see her, but they introduced him to a differerent girl, also named Satuta. The troup was plannning to use the impersonator to get Reshwan's money, but then after a series of encounters Reshwan finally developed an attachment for the substitute Satuta. Only then did he realize the truth, embrace the right Satuta and give his wealth to her. However he did not abandon the other Satuta who had pretended to be his granddaughter. He kept her with him so he could take care of her.

Cast and crew: Sabah, Bechara Wakim, Zeinat Magdi, Hussein Fawzi, Ismail Yasseen, Kamal Hussein, Said Khalil, Hassan el Baroudi, Mokhtar Hussein, Hassan Tewfik





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Appointment with Life موعد مع الحياة Faten Hamama 1954 Egyptian film program

Appointment with Life (1954) - (Faten Hamama) Egyptian film program

This is an 8" x 10.5" 12-page film program for the 1954 Ezzel Dine Zulficar film Appointmennt with Life based on the 1939 Edmund Goulding film Dark Victory starring Bette Davis, written by Ezzel Dine Zulficar and Youssef Issa and starring Faten Hamama as Amal. Plot summary: Engineer Ahmad loved Amal and lived with her in the same house with her friend Fatima, daughter of the farm overseer. Fatima loved the doctor Mamdouh, but he was unaware of it. Amal's father, who was a great doctor, discovered that she had a serious heart disease. He kept this information from her. However Amal happened to hear a conversation between her father and Dr. Mamdouh about her own critical condition, and she learned the truth. Amal began taking steps to make it possible for Ahmad to leave her and not have a relationship with her, despite the love between them. Amal's father was hoping to operate on her to save her life, and when he did so it improved her condition. Ahmad understood the situation and Amal's secret she had been trying to keep from him. Amal was ready to marry Ahmad and Fatima agreed to marry Dr. Mamdouh.

Cast and crew: Faten Hamama, Shukry Sarhan, Shadia, Hussein Riad, Ezzel Dine Zulficar, Wahid Farid, Youssef Issa, Omar El-Hariri, Abdel Waress Assar, Zeinat Sedki, Nour Al-Demerdash, Said Abu Bakr, Abdel Ghani Al-Nagdi, Edmund Goulding



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Sunday, March 18, 2018

The Beast الوحش Anwar Wagdi 1954 Egyptian one-sheet

The Beast (1954) - (Anwar Wagdi) Egyptian one-sheet

This is an original year 24" x 35" Egyptian one-sheet designed by Solly for the 1954 Salah Abouseif film The Beast AKA The Monster AKA Al-Wahsh based on a story by Naguib Mahfouz with screenplay by Naguib Mahfouz and Salah Abouseif, dialogue by El Sayed Bedeir and starring Anwar Wagdi as Officer Raouf Saleh. Plot summary: Abdel Sabour [Mahmoud El-Meliguy] was a thief and a smuggler known as The Beast to the people in one of the villages of upper Egypt; everyone was afraid of him, including the police. He enjoyed the protection of Redwan Pasha, [Abbas Fares] who in turn used him during elections to eliminate his rivals. Officer Raouf Saleh was sent to the village with his wife and son with the assignment of arresting The Beast. However The Beast and his gang worked together from the beginning trying to dispose of the officer and his family in any way possible.

Cast and crew: El Sayed Bedeir, Solly, Samia Gamal, Anwar Wagdi, Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Abbas Fares, Salah Abouseif, Naguib Mahfouz, Abdelhalim Nasr, Abbas Fares, Samiha Ayyoub, Mohammad Tawfik, Abdel Ghani Kamar, Nazim Shaarawy, Mahmoud Hamdy



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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Sigfrido 1957 Sebastian Fischer Italian locandina

Sigfrido (1957) - (Sebastian Fischer) Italian locandina

This is a 13" x 27.5" country-of-origin Italian locandina designed by S. Giniello for the 1957 Giacomo Gentilomo film Sigfrido AKA The Dragon's Blood loosely based on Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, written by Giorgio Costatini, Antonio Ferrigno and Giacomo Gentilomo and starring Sabastian Fischer as Sigfrido. Plot summary: Sigfrido is a legendary hero who uses a magic sword to fight an enormous fire-breathing dragon.

Cast and crew: Giacomo Gentilomo, Giorgio Costatini, Antonio Ferrigno, Sebastian Fischer, Ilaria Occhini, Rolf Tasna, Katharina Mayberg, Giorgio Costantini, Franca Mazzoni, Giulio Donnini, Alberto Cinquini, Enrico Olivieri, Germano Longo, Tina Gloriani, Philippe Hersent, Livio Lorenzon, Pietro Tordi, Bianca Doria



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Hatari! 1962 John Wayne Italian locandina

Hatari (1962) - (John Wayne) Italian locandina

This is a 12.5"x 27.5" Italian locandina for the 1962 Howard Hawks film Hatari based on a story by Harry Kurnitz, screenplay by Leigh Brackett and starring John Wayne as Sean Mercer. Plot summary: Sean Mercer has a business in Africa capturing wild animals for sale to zoos. There is a disruption in the routine when photographer Anna Maria D'Allesandra [Elsa Martinelli] joins the group to document its activities.

Cast and crew: Howard Hawks, John Wayne, Leigh Brackett, Harry Kurnitz, Elsa Martinelli, Hardy Krüger, Red Buttons, Gérard Blain, Bruce Cabot, Michèle Girardon, Valentin de Vargas, Eduard Franz, Queenie Leonard



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The Sicilian Clan 1969 Alain Delon Italian locandina

The Sicilian Clan (1969) - (Alain Delon) Italian locandina

This is a 12.5" x 26.5" Italian locandina for the 1969 Henri Verneuil film The Sicilian Clan based on the novel of the same title by Auguste Le Breton and starring Alain Delon as Roger Sartet. Plot summary: Roger Sartet is a gangster and hitman who is released from prison through the efforts of another mobster named Vittorio Manalese [Jean Gabin] so he can hijack a passenger aircraft. After the hijack, Sartet betrays Manalese by seducing his daughter.

Cast and crew: Henri Verneuil, Auguste Le Breton, Jean Gabin, Alain Delon, Lino Ventura, Irina Demick, Jean Gabin, Amedeo Nazzari, Philippe Baronnet, Karen Blanguernon, Yves Brainville, Gérard Buhr, Elisa Cegani, Raoul Delfosse, Jacques Duby, Yves Lefebvre, Edward Meeks, Sally Nesbitt



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Barefoot in the Park (1967) - (Robert Redford) Italian locandina

Barefoot in the Park (1967) - (Robert Redford) Italian locandina

This is a 12.5" x 27.5" Italian locandina designed by Ercole Brini for the 1967 Gene Saks film Barefoot in the Park based on play and screenplay by Neil Simon and starring Robert Redford as Paul Bratter and Jane Fonda as Corie Bratter. Plot summary: Paul and Corie Bratter have just gotten married in their native New York, had their honeymoon in a hotel room at the Plaza Hotel then moved into a tiny dilapidated five-story walkup. They have issues with the new apartment, with each other and with their neighbors.

Cast and crew: Robert Redford, Ercole Brini, Jane Fonda, Ercole Brini, Charles Boyer, Mildred Natwick, Neil Simon, Gene Saks, Hal Wallis, Herb Edelman, Mabel Albertson, Fritz Feld, James Stone, Ted Hartley



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