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Guide to the Arabic movie posters, 1957-2008 and undated

Abstract

The Arabic Film Posters collection comprises more than forty color movie posters published between 1957 and 2008 in Egypt. The posters publicize popular film productions by major Egyptian film directors that were shown in Arab countries. Film genres represented are drama, comedy, adventure, historical fiction and war. The information in each entry is transcribed from the poster, and may include actors, producer, title in Arabic and in English, date released or date of poster publication, and country of origin. Title transcriptions and English translations supplied by library staff. A few of the posters are undated and some have not been positively identified. Smaller posters are housed in an oversize box and the larger sizes in two oversize folders; the smaller posters are currently undescribed but are open to access.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Title
Arabic movie posters 1957-2008 and undated
Language of Material
Arabic
Extent
1.5 Linear Feet, Approx. 50 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The Arabic Film Posters collection comprises more than forty color movie posters published between 1957 and 2008 in Egypt. The posters publicize popular film productions by major Egyptian film directors that were shown in Arab countries. Film genres represented are drama, comedy, adventure, historical fiction and war. The information in each entry is transcribed from the poster, and may include actors, producer, title in Arabic and in English, date released or date of poster publication, and country of origin. Title transcriptions and English translations supplied by library staff. A few of the posters are undated and some have not been positively identified. Smaller posters are housed in an oversize box and the larger sizes in two oversize folders; the smaller posters are currently undescribed but are open to access.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. There may be a 24-hour delay in obtaining these materials.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

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Contents of the Collection

Boushkash, Ahmed Yousry, 2008 Jul. 22 (Egypt)
Folder 1
Hena Maysara (In Better Times), Khaled Yousef, 2007 (Egypt)
Folder 1
Amam Elfata Eltayesh, Sameh Abdelaziz, 2007 Jun. 20 (Egypt)
Folder 1
Amalyat Khasa (Private Missions), undated, Othman Abu Laban
Folder 1
Leilet El-Baby Doll (The Baby Doll Night) Adel Adeeb, 2008 May 28 (Egypt)
Folder 1
Hoosh Elly Weke Menak (Mind What You've Dropped), Ahmed El Guindi, 2007 Aug. 1 (Egypt)
Folder 1
Khareg Ala El Kanoun (Outlaw), Ahmed Galal, 2007 (Egypt)
Folder 1
Kamb (Camp), undated, Abdel-Aziz Hashad
Folder 1
Hassan wa Morcus (Hassan and Marcos), 2008 Aug. 1, (Egypt)
Folder 1
Khaleej Neama (Neama Bay), Majdy Al Hawary, 2008
Folder 1
Halo Amrika (Hello America), Nader Galal, 2000 (Egypt)
Folder 2
Al Tawous (The Peacock), Kamal El Sheikh, 1982 (Egypt)
Folder 2
Tabbakh Al-Rayyes (The President's Chef), Said Hamid, 2009 [?] (Egypt)
Folder 2
Zaza (Zaza), Aly Abdel Khalek, undated, Egypt
Folder 2
Forsan Akher Zaman (Knights of Medhat El-Sibai, 1992 (Egypt)
Folder 2
Hata La Yatir Al-Dokhan (As not to Fly the Smoke), Ahmen Yehia, 1984 (Egypt)
Folder 2
Essabet El Dr. Omar (Dr. Omar's Gang), Ali Edreess, undated (Egypt)
Folder 2
Sheeka Mara [?] undated, [Probable movie title]
Folder 2
Ahlam Hakekya (Real Dreams), Mohammed Gomaa, 2007 (Egypt)
Folder 2
Nos Sa'a Gawaz (Half an Hour of Marriage), Fatin Abdel Wahab, 1969(Egypt)
Folder 2
El Jassus (The Spy), Niazi Mostafa, 1965 (Egypt)
Folder 2
Nisa Da'iat, (Lost Women), Houssam Ed-Din Mostafa, 1975 (Egypt)
Folder 2
Hena Maysara (In Better Times), Khaled Yousef, 2007 (Egypt)
Folder 2
An El Ashq Wel Hawa (Kamla Abu Zekry), 2006 (Egypt)
Folder 2
El Azab El Talata (The Three Bachelors), Mahmoud Farid, 1964 (Egypt)
Folder 2
La Tabki.. Ya Habib El-Omr (Do Not Cry, O Life's Love), Ahmad Yahya, 1979 (Egypt)
Folder 2
Baat Hayasti (Sold My Life), Mohammad Aslan, undated, (Egypt)
Folder 2
Al-Fatawa (The Tough), Salah Abouseif, 1957 (Egypt)
Folder 2
Ahmad Yahya Farid Shawki [?] [Title could not positively be identified], undated.
Folder 2
L'anaat Imra'ah (Woman's Curse), Niazi Mostafa, 1974 (Egypt)
Folder 2
Wa Maada Kitar Aloumr (And Life Passed), Atef Salem, 1975 (Egypt)
Folder 2
Ihna illa Saraqna Al-Haramiyyah, Medhat Al-Sibai, 1989 (Egypt)
Folder 2
[Shaytan Al-Bosfor?] The King of Bosphorus, Niazi Mostafa. 1972 (Egypt)
Folder 2
Al-Bousa (The Kiss), Atef Salem, 1978 (Egypt)
Folder 2
Osman Al-Jabbar, undated [Probable movie title]
Folder 2
Dala'al Al-Banat (Spoiled Girls), Hassan Al-Saifi, 1969 (Egypt)
Folder 2
Siddiq Al-Wafa (My Faithful Friend), Fazel Saleh, undated (Egypt)
Folder 2
Bord Sa'id (Port Said), Ezzel Din Zulfikar, 1957 (Egypt)
Folder 2
A'ntriya'r: Wa Al-Saharay [?], undated [Probable movie title]
Folder 2
Additional Arabic movie posters (approx. 20), smaller sizes
Box 1

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Arabic movie posters, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Arabic movie posters were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2008 and 2009.

Processing Information

Processed by Paula Jeannet Mangiafico, Yektan Turkyilmaz, Dec. 2009

Encoded by Paula Jeannet Mangiafico, Sept. 2013

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2008-0273, 2009-0147

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.