Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Bullet in the Heart رصاصة في القلب (Mohamed Abdel Wahab) 1944 Egyptian one-sheet

Bullet in the Heart (1944) - (Mohamed Abdel Wahab) Egyptian one-sheet

This is an Egyptian poster designed by an uknown artist to promote the 1944 Mohammad Karim Film Bullet in the Heart AKA Un plomb au coeur starring Mohamed Abdel Wahab as Mohsen, Raqiya Ibrahim as Fifi based on story, screenplay and dialogue by Tewfik El-Hakim with cinematograpy by Mohamed Abdel Azim. Plot summary: Mohsen was an irresponsible but charming and talented young man working in a ministry office, whose affairs were quite disorganized. It was well known that he was always in debt. He met a girl named Fifi [Raqiya Ibrahim] at the Groppi shop whose charm and beauty attracted him. When he went to Dr. Sami [Seraj Munir] to borrow five pounds he told him about this remarkable woman. Later he met her when visiting his friend Dr. Sami and they sang the famous duet Hakim Oyoun. He discovered Fifi was Dr. Sami's fiancee and avoided her after that. When Mohsen apologized to Sami, he bought him an expensive engagement ring that cost more than what his mother had left him, at a time when he needed money badly to prevent repossession of the furniture in his home, but he resigned himself to the repossession. Fifi learned of the repossession and pawned the ring to prevent it. Sami learned about what happened and confirmed that his betrothed was indeed the Groppi girl. He left her to go her own way out of generosity to Mohsen, who ended up winning her.

Cast and crew: Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Mohammed Karim, Tewfik El-Hakim, Seraj Munir, Raqiya Ibrahim, Faten Hamama, Ali Al-Kassar, Zeinat Sedki, Samia Gamal, Bechara Wakim, Hassan Kamel, Mohamed Abdel Azim, Qadry Mahmoud, Sayed Soleyman, Elham Hussein, Mohamed Abdel Koddous, Abdel Waress Assar, Leila Fawzi

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