Berri (بيرى)

This is a little known Egyptian golden era bellydancer named ‘Berri’(بيرى) who seems to have appeared in only one or two films. The scene is from the 1960 Egyptian comedy ‘Shahr assal basel’ (literally, ‘Honeymoon Onions’ which certainly conveys the idea but the film’s better known in English as ‘The Ruined Honeymoon’ or ‘The Honeymoon Fell Flat’.) The other dancer in the film is Nagwa Fouad who dances in the wedding scene.
The film tells the story of Ismail and Samia (Ismail Yassine and Cariman) who marry after many ups-and-downs, mostly caused by her meddling mother (the irrepressible Mary Mounib). The newly married couple leave on honeymoon but are promptly joined by her mother. The film follows the couple as the husband makes several attempts to (non fatally) get rid of his MIL.

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