Taheya Karioka (1955) كاريوكا‎ تحية

This is legendary bellydancer and actress Taheya Karioka in the 1955 Egyptian film ‘Ahl al Hawa’ (People of Love اهل الهوى). In this film she played dual roles as both a ruthless gold digger and a kind hearted dancer. The film also starred Shukry Sarhan, Mahmoud El Meliji, Stefan Rosti and Shekuku.

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Kristo Kladakis and ShuShu Ez el Dinn (1955) تحية كاريوكا

A clip from the 1955 film ‘Ahl al Hawa’ (People of Love) in which Taheya Karioka played dual roles as (1) a ruthless gold digger and (2) a kind hearted dancer. In this clip she’s playing the gold digger watching ShuShu Ez El Dinn and Kristo Kladakis performing (one word for the end of their routine: “ouch’). The film also starred Shukry Sarhan, Mahmoud El Meliguy and Estefan Rosti.

Taheya Karioka (1955) تحية كاريوكا

Another clip of Taheya Karioka dancing in the 1955 film ‘Ahl al Hawa’ (People of Love اهل الهوى). Taheya Karioka played dual roles as (1) a ruthless gold digger and (2) a kind hearted dancer. The film also starred Shukry Sarhan, Mahmoud El Meliji, Estifan Rosti, Fouad Shafik and Shekuku and was directed by El Sayed Ziada.