Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Forgive My Mistake اغفرلي خطيئتي (Samira Ahmed) - (1963) Egyptian rerelease poster

Forgive My Mistake (1963) - (Samira Ahmed) Egyptian rerelease one-sheet

This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian poster by an unknown artist for the 1963 El-Sayed Ziada film Forgive My Mistake based on a story by Aziz Armani, screenplay and dialogue by El-Sayed Ziada, cinematography by Zakaria Mansour and starring Samira Ahmed as Leila. Plot summary: Hussein Mokhtar [Kamal Al-Shennawi] did not care about marriage until he fell in love with a poor girl named Leila. Before marrying her he discovered she was a prostitute. This broke his heart but because of his love for her he forgave her, even though his mother tried to get him to end his relationship with her. According to Egyptian film encyclopedist Mahmoud Qasem this poster is for a rerelease with scenes deleted and a title change of the 1962 film Take Me and My Shame [khozni bi 'ari] directed by El Sayed Ziada. In both versions of the film Samira Ahmed's character is a prostitute.

Cast and crew: Kamal Al-Shennawi, Zuzu Madi, Hassan Hamed, Wedad Hamdy, Khayria Ahmed, Nahed Samir, Said Khalil, Ahmed Ghanem, Samira Ahmed, El-Sayed Ziada, Zakaria Mansour, Aziz Armani

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