Saturday, July 13, 2019

Little Egypt 1951 Rhonda Fleming US insert

Little Egypt (1951) - (Rhonda Fleming) US insert

This is a 14" x 36" US insert poster for the 1951 Frederick De Cordova film Little Egypt written by Oscar Brodney and Doris Gilbert and starring Rhonda Fleming as Izora AKA Little Egypt. Plot summary: During the 1893 Chicago Exposition Izora and her accomplice Wayne Cravat [Mark Stevens] try to swindle Chicago tycoon Cyrus Graydon [Minor Watson] out of a million dollars.

Cast and crew: Frederick De Cordova, Rhonda Fleming, Mark Stevens, Nancy Guild, Charles Drake, Tom D'Andrea, Minor Watson, Steven Geray, Verna Felton, John Litel, Kathryn Givney, Fritz Feld, Dan Riss, Jack George, Edward Clark, John Gallaudet

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Twist All Night 1961 Louis Prima US one-sheet

Twist All Night (1961) - (Louis Prima) US one-sheet

This is a 27" x 41" US one-sheet poster for the 1961 Allan David and William J. Hole film Twist all Night AKA The Continental Twist written by Berni Gould and starring Louis Prima as Louis Evans. Plot summary: Louis Evans has a popular "twist club" that is being undermined by a mercenary"twist gang" whose members are paid to take up space without spending any money.

Cast and crew: Allan David, William J. Hole Jr., Berni Gould, June Wilkinson, Louis Prima, Sam Butera, The Witnesses, Gertrude Michael, David Whorf, Hal Torey, Ty Perry, Fred Sherman, Dick Winslow, Gil Frye, Jim Lounsbury, Tom Mathews, Joe Cavalier, Parisian Twisters, Manhattan Twisters

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Friday, July 5, 2019

Drop of Dew (1952) قطر الندى - (Anwar Wagdi) Egyptian BW Still

Drop of Dew Egyptian BW Still (1952) - (Ismail Yasseen) Egyptian BW Still

Pictured is an Egyptian black-and-white still showing Ismail Yasseen as Ostaz Charlie from the 1952 Anwar Wagdi film Drop of Dew [qatr al-neda] starring Shadia as Drop of Dew based on a story by Anwar Wagdi, with screenplay by Anwar Wagdi, dialogue and songs by Abou Seoud El-Ibiary and cinematography by Wahid Farid. Plot summary: The unknown artist Wahid (Anwar Wagdi) married his colleague the unknown artist Drop of Dew (Shadia) and they set out to create work for themselves that was worthy of their talents. Time passed and this was not achieved. Wahid decided to play a trick to make himself into a famous person; he claimed he had killed his wife. His trick succeeded and he acquired great fame. A lady's body was found; the police thought it was his wife's body and that he was really the murderer. Wahid said his wife had not been killed and that she was alive somewhere. His wife had been in an automobile accident which caused memory loss. Wahid was sentenced to death. The lawyer tried to restore the wife's memory quickly to save Wahid from the gallows; he succeeded in doing this at the last moment and Wahid was accordingly released. His fame began there; then there was a quick change in his theater contracts and the trick enabled him to achieve the kind of renown he had never imagined.

Cast and crew: Anwar Wagdi, Shadia, Ismail Yasseen, Saraj Munir, Wahid Farid, Ibrahim Emara, Zeinat Sedki, Abdel Moniem Ismail, Abou Seoud El-Ibiary, Elias Moadab, Sayed Soliman, Reyad al-Kasabgi, Salah Mansour, Abdel Qader al-Masiri, Ahmed Darwish

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

Terminator 1984 Schwarzenegger Lebanese poster

The Terminator (1984) - (Arnold Schwarzenegger) Lebanese one-sheet

This is a 27" x 40" Lebanese one-sheet for the 1984 James Cameron film The Terminator starring Arnold Schwarzegger as the Terminator. Plot summary: The Terminator is a cyborg sent back from the future with the job of murdering Sarah Connor [Linda Hamilton].

Cast and crew: James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton, Paul Winfield, Lance Henriksen, Bess Motta, Earl Boen, Rick Rossovich, Dick Miller, Shawn Schepps, Bruce M. Kerner, Franco Columbu, Bill Paxton, Brad Rearden, Brian Thompson

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Deedar 1951 Dilip Kumar Egyptian one-sheet

Deedar (1951) - (Dilip Kumar) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian poster designed by Marcel for the 1951 Nitin Bose musical Deedar written by Azm Bazidpuri and starring Nargis as Mala. Plot summary: Shamu [Dilip Kumar] and Mala [Nargis] are childhood sweethearts who love to go riding and singing on a horse. One day Mala is injured when they are thrown from the horse; Mala's angry father banishes Shamu from the household. Shamu and his mother are obliged to move; after the death of his mother Shamu loses his sight in a sandstorm. From then on Shamu makes a livelihood as a street singer accompanying himself on a harmonium, but he never forgets Mala and always longs to be with her again.

Cast and crew: Nitin Bose, Marcel, Azm Bazidpuri, Nargis, Ashok Kumar, Dilip Kumar, Nimmi, Tabassum, Jal Merchant, Parikshat Sahni, Baby Anwari, Niharika Devi, Tun Tun, Surendra, Agha Miraz, Lala Yaqoob

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The Count of Monte Cristo امير الانتقام Anwar Wagdi 1951 Egyptian billboard

The Count of Monte Cristo (1951) - (Anwar Wagdi) Egyptian billboard

Pictured here is a five-foot by ten-foot six-sheet Egyptian billboard poster designed by Abdel Rahman to promote the 1951 161-minute Henry Barakat black-and-white film The Count of Monte Cristo [amir al-enteqam] based on the 1844 novel by Alexandre Dumas with screenplay and adaptation by Henry Barakat, dialogue by Youssef Gohar and Youssef Esa and cinematograpny by Giulio De Luca. Plot summary: Hassan Al-Helali [Anwar Wagdi] was a noble sailor who was captured on his wedding night in a plot by his four enemies [Farid Shawqi, Seraj Munir, Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Hussein Riad] and thrown into prison without trial or accusation; he remained in prison for many years. In prison he met an old man named Sheikh Galal who had been there for nine years; Sheikh Galal told Hassan where a treasure was hidden and then died. Hassan escaped from prison and found the treasure. He then began planning his revenge against the people who put him in prison. He fell in love with a dancer named Zomorouda [Samia Gamal] who helped him get his revenge and then married him.

Cast and crew: Henry Barakat, Abdel Rahman, Anwar Wagdi, Samia Gamal, Madiha Yousri, Kamal al-Shennawi. Seraj Munir, Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Farid Shawqi, Hussein Riad, Ali Al-Kassar, Giulio De Luca, Youssef Gohar, Youssef Esa, Reyad El Kasabgy, Abdel Rahim El Zarkani, Zaki Ibrahim, Abdel Aziz Ahmed

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