Katy (1954) كيتي

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This is golden era bellydancer Katy (1927-1980) in a scene from the 1954 Egyptian film ‘El Ard el Tayeba’ (The Good Earth الارض الطيبة) which starred Kamal Al Shennawi and Mariam Fakhr Eddine. They play the couple shown in this clip.  Also starring were Hussein Riyad, Abdul Salem al Nabulsi and Zouzou Madi.  The female singer is Suad Mekkawi and the male dancer wearing the top hat is Omar al Gizawy.