Palace Walk (1967) - (Nadia Lutfi) Egyptian one-sheet
This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian rerelease poster made by an unknown designer to promote the 1967 Hassan Al Imam film Palace Walk ['asr al-shawq] starring Nadia Lutfi based on a story by Naguib Mahfouz with screenplay and dialogue by Mustafa Samy and cinematography by Mostafa Hassan. This film was Nour El-Sherif's film debut. Plot summary: After the death of Fahmy ibn al-Sayed Ahmed Abdel Gawad and the death of the father five years later, his daughters moved after they were married to the neighborhood of the Palace of Longing in the 1920s. When Zanuba was born in Zubaida's home, Sayed Abdel Gawad quit the night life. When he decided to return to Zubaida's home he disovered that yesterday's child Zanuba had grown up to become a girl who could make him fall in love with her and buy his people for her. At the same time however Zanuba loved Yassine the son of Ahmed Abdel Gawad, without knowing the truth of this. She married Yassine and came into the family of Sayed Abdel Gawad as the respected wife of his son. As for Kamal, he loved Aida but she did not marry him and left him. He then rejected everything he had believed in. After assessing his poverty she married a rich boy.
Cast and crew: Nadia Lutfi, Yehia Chahine, Abdel Moneim Ibrahim, Magda El-Khatib, Amal Zayed, Samir Sabri, Nour El-Sherif, Naguib Mahfouz, Hassan Al Imam, Soheir El-Barouni, Hala Fakher, Ahmed Ghanem, Mohammad Shawky, Hussein Ismail, Naima Al Soghayar, Sa'eed Saleh, Nour El-Sherif, Zizi Mustafa, Sherifa Maher, Mimi Shakeeb, Zuzu Shakeeb, Mostafa Hassan, Mustafa Samy