And Love Returned (1961) - (Samia Gamal) Egyptian one-sheet
This 1960 Egyptian black-and-white film was directed by Fatin Abdel Wahab, screenplay by Mohamed Abu Youssef, dialogue by Amin Yussef Ghurab, cinematography Aly Hassan; it tells the story of a cabaret dancer in Alexandria named Leila [Samia Gamal]. Many of the customers liked her but she resisted their offers of marriage and requests that she become their mistress. She had one importunate pursuer named Hamada [Ahmed Mazhar] whom she always resisted. He was shocked when she married another man named Abbas [Mahmoud El-Meliguy], with whom she ran the cabaret after they were married. Hamada, shocked and disappointed, disappeared. Then Abbas apparently died in a fire on his boat. Hamada returned and this time she accepted him. Abbas, who had not actually died, came back and tried to separate them but could not do so.
Cast and crew: Samia Gamal, Ahmed Mazhar, Fatin Abdel Wahab, Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Mohamed Reda, Mohammed Tawfik, Said Khalil, Souraya Fakhry, Mohamed Badreddine, Mohamed Abu Youssef, Amin Yousseff Ghurab, Aly Hassan
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