Farid al Atrache and Sabah (1953)

The grand finale from the 1953 film ‘Lahn Hobbi’ (Symphony/Song of Love لحن حبى) which starred Farid al Atrache and Sabah. The film also starred comedians Abdel Salem al Nabulsi and Ismail Yassin who are both seen in this clip.
The film tells the story of Ali (Farid al Atrash) a struggling singer and his rise to fame. He falls in love with Vanilla, played by Sabah, who works as a singer in a nightclub. Vanilla’s mother is having an affair with the nightclub owner, her husband suspects and Vanilla claims she is the one having the affair. As a result Ali drops her and goes on to achieve fame and fortune.

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