Saturday, August 2, 2014

My Children [اولادي] (Zaki Rostom) - (1951) Original Two-piece Egyptian Poster

My Children [awladi] (1951) - (Zaki Rostom) original two-piece Egyptian film poster

Pictured is a 36" x 46.5" two-piece Egyptian poster designed by Hassan Mazhar Gasour to promote the 1951 Omar Gomai film My Children [awladi] starring Zaki Rostom based on a story by Omar Gomai with cinematography by Abdel Aziz Fahmy. Plot summary: A woman dies leaving her husband [Zaki Rostom (1903-1972)] with three daughters and nobody to help with their upbringing other than a pretty maid; the maid tries to use her charms to make the bereaved husband forget about his sorrow. The maid's husband realizes his wife is interested in her employer and divorces her. The maid then marries the bereaved husband after telling him she iss pregnant with his child. The children resent the marriage and one of the daughters kills the new wife.

Cast and crew: Omar Gomai, Abdel Aziz Fahmy, Rushdy Abaza, Zaki Rostom, Shadia, Zuzu Shakeeb, Madiha Yousri, Zeinab Sedki, Kamal Hussein, Mohammad Tawfiq, Abdel Aziz Ahmed, Gamalat Zayed, Beba Ibrahim, Aziza Helmy, Abdel Moneim Basyouni

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