Dreams of Youth (1942) - (Farid Al Atrache) Undated rerelease Egyptian one-sheet
Pictured is a 27" x 39" Egyptian poster designed by Abdel Ghani to promote an undated rerelease of the 1942 105-minute Kamal Selim black-and-white film Dreams of Youth [ahlam al-shabab] starring Farid Al Atrache based on a story by Youssef Wahby with screenplay by Kamal Selim, dialogue by Badei Khayri and cinematography by Sami Brail. Plot summary: Farid [Farid Al Atrache] became wealthy; he had a passion for love so he became acquainted with his neighbor Elham [Madiha Yousri], an orphan who lived with her Aunt Basiyouni [Marie Munib]. With Bassiyouni's agreement Farid became Elham's piano teacher. In a complication that plays itself out during the film a dancer named Baheya [Taheya Cariocca] also tried to woo Farid, but he did not love her even though they performed together.
Cast and crew: Kamal Selim, Abdel Ghani, Hassan Fayek, Bechara Wakim, Farid Al Atrache, Madiha Yousri, Youssef Wahby, Badei Khayri, Taheya Cariocca, Abdel Fatah Al Kasri, Sami Brail, Marie Munib, Abbas Fares