The Adventures of Ismail Yasseen (1954) - (Ismail Yasseen) Egyptian film program
This is a first printing of a 8" x 11" 8-page Egyptian Arabic film program for the 1954 110-minute Youssef Maalouf black-and-white comedy The Adventures of Ismail Yasseen starring Ismail Yasseen based on a screenplay and story by Youssef Isa with cinematography by Masoud Isa. The film was distributed by Aflam Nahdet al-Sharq (Paul Moradian) 42 Sherif St. Cairo and produced by Nahdet al-Sharq Films. Plot summary: Two journalist friends were working at a news agency trying to find effective reports for publication. One of them told a girl he was in love with her. She tried to trap them for an international gang that was working to smuggle goods out of the country. The two friends discovered what the girl was doing and decided to go after the gang and expose her criminal activities to international and local authorities. The chase began but the girl decided to leave the gang and help her lover. The gang was arrested and the boy married his repentant love.
Cast and crew: Youssef Maalouf, Masoud Isa, Youssef Isa, Farag, Ismail Yasseen, Shadia, Kamal Al-Shennawi, Fakher Fakher, Abdel Ghani Qamar, Lutfi al-Hakim, Reyad El Kasabgy, Edmond Tuema, Ahmed Al-Gazayeri, Abdel Moneim Ismail, Ahmed Abaza, Hana Adel