Nagwa Fouad (1963) فؤاد نجوى

This is Egyptian dancer Nagwa Fouad performing with a shamadan (candelabra) in a scene from the 1963 film ‘Al Qahira fel Lel‘ (Cairo by Night النادر القاهرة فى الليل). The film starred just about anyone-who-was-anyone in Egyptian movie comedy at the time: Shadia, Fouad al Mohandes, Sabah, Nadia Lotfi, The Three Stagelights (Messrs Sidhom, Ghanem and Ahmed), Hassan Fayek, Fayza Ahmed, Maha Sabry, the list goes on….

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Soheir Zaki (1964) سهير زكي

Soheir Zaki performing in the 1963 Egyptian film ‘The Price of Love’ (Thaman al Hob فيلم ثمن الحب).  The film starred Shukri Sarhan (the sozzled gent ‘playing’ the chair), Laila Taher, Mariam Fakhr Eddine, Fuad al Mohandes and Zeinab Sedki (not to be confused with comedian Zeinat Sedki with a ‘t’).