Wonderful Memories (1961) - (Ahmed Mazhar) Egyptian one-sheet
This is a 23.75" x 34.5" Egyptian poster designed by Stamatis Vassiliou for the 1961 film Wonderful Memories AKA maa al-zekriat written and directed by Saad Arafa and starring Ahmed Mazhar as Sherif. Plot summary: While playing a role in a film the actor Sherif shot his colleague Elham [Mariam Fakhr Eddine] after the sexually tormented hunchback Madbouli [Salah Mansour] had maliciously replaced the blanks in Sherif's pistol with live bullets; this was a profound shock to Sherif. His cousin Amal [Nadia Lutfi] tried in vain to soothe him, but she looked too much like Elham. Her feelings for him turned into deep love, made stronger by his determination to overcome his loneliness and obsession with memories. The facts slowly emerged about the incident in which Elham had died.
Cast and crew: Saad Arafa, Ahmed Mazhar, Mariam Fakhr Eddine, Nadia Lutfi, Salah Mansour, Bruno Salvi, Ahmed Louxor, Fotouh Neshati, Said Khalil, Mokhtar El Sayed