Riri and Maher el Attar (1960)

The dancer is Riri and the singer is Maher el Attar in this scene from the 1960 Egyptian film ‘Banat Bahri’ (Daughters of the Sea بنات بحرى).
Respected Egyptian comedienne Marie Munib plays Nafoosa who’s rich and has two sons. Her elder son Salama (Abdel Salem al Nubulsi) wants to emigrate to the US while the younger son Adel (Maher el Attar) loves music and singing. They both take money from their mother and travel from Cairo to Alexandria. There they meet Riri a bellydancer (played by Riri) and her sister Tuha (Amal Farid).

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