Katy (1954) كيتي

Katy is the ghostly bellydancer in this scene from the 1954 Egyptian comedy ‘Afritat Ismail Yassine’ (Ismail Yassine’s Ghost عفريتة إسماعيل يس ).   Katy plays a nightclub bellydancer who is murdered by the henchman (played by Farid Shawki) of a greedy nightclub owner. She haunts Ismail Yassine who also works at the nightclub until he agrees to help identify her killer. The complications begin when she admits that she doesn’t know whodunnit because she was asleep at the time. Also starring were Mary Mounib and Zeinat Sedki.

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