My Children [awladi] (1951) - (Zaki Rostom) original two-piece Egyptian film poster F, NM $350 *
Size: 36" x 46.5"
Condition: Folded Near Mint
Pictured is a folded 36" x 46.5" two-piece Egyptian poster designed by Hassan
Mazhar Gasour to promote the 1951 Omar Gomai film My Children
[awladi] starring Zaki Rostom based on a story by Omar Gomai with
cinematography by Abdel Aziz Fahmy. Plot summary: A woman dies
leaving her husband [Zaki Rostom (1903-1972)] with three daughters and
nobody to help with their upbringing other than a pretty maid; the
maid tries to use her charms to make the bereaved husband forget about
his sorrow. The maid's husband realizes his wife is interested in her
employer and divorces her. The maid then marries the bereaved husband
after telling him she is pregnant with his child. The children resent
the marriage and one of the daughters kills the new wife.
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