Samara (1956) - (Taheya Cariocca) undated rerelease Egyptian film poster F, NM $85 *

Pictured is the Egyptian promotional poster for the 1956 Hassan El-Seify film Samara starring Taheya Cariocca.

Size: 27" x 39"

Price: $85

Condition: Folded Near Mint

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Shown here is a 27" x 39" undated rerelease poster designed by an unknown artist for the 1956 139-minute Hassan El-Seify black-and-white film Samara starring Taheya Cariocca based on story and screenplay by Mahmoud Ismail with dialogue by Abdel Moneim El-Sebai and cinematography by Mahmoud Nasr. Plot summary: This is an Egyptian noir style crime thriller, featuring a classy 1952 Packard Mayfair convertible as an Egyptian gang's vehicle of choice for its various criminal errands. Soltan [Mahmoud Ismail] was a big-time smuggler who loved Samara [Taheya Cariocca]. He married her and drew her into his criminal affairs; she became influential in the affairs of his gang. When the police sent an escaped convict named Abu Shefa [Mohsen Sarhan] into their midst as an informer, Samara fell in love with him. After Samara flirted with him playfully at a nightclub, Soltan's boss Wagih [Mahmoud El-Meliguy] also fell in love with Samara, although she did not feel the same way about him. Wagih, Samara and Soltan went to Suez together to receive a shipment of smuggled hashish. The police followed them there and monitored their activities. When the police were closing in later for a final arrest in Cairo they shot Samara while she was in Abu Shefa's arms.

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