Hermine and Soraya Salem (1954)

The two dancers in this clip from the 1954 Egyptian film ‘Banat Hawa’ (بنات حواء Eve’s Daughters aka Women of Pleasure) are Hermine (in two different costumes) and Soraya Salem. The singer is Mohamed Fawzi.

Hermeen (1959) هيرمين

The dancer in this scene from the 1959 Egyptian comedy ‘Arees Merati’ (‘My Wife’s Groom’ (عريس مراتى) is Hermeen (also spelt Hermine). The film had an all-star cast headed by Ismail Yassin, Lola Sedki, Abdel Salem al Nabulsi and Zeinat Sedki. Also starring were Fuad al Mohandes, Tawfik al Deqn and Khayria Ahmed who gives a fabulous comic performance.

Hermeen (1956) هيرمين

Grace and elegance. Egyptian dancer Hermeen (also spelt Hermine) performing in the 1956 film ‘Nida’a al Hob’ (Love’s Call/The Call of Love نداء الحب). The film starred Shukry Sarhan, Hussein Riad and Abdel Monem Ibrahim.

Hermeen (1953) هيرمين

Egyptian dancer Hermeen in another dance scene from the 1953 film ‘Al Dunia Lamma Tidkah’ (When the World Smiles الدنيا لما تضحك ). The film starred Shukry Sarhan (who was Hermeen’s husband at the time), Samiha Tawfiq, Estefan Rosti, Ismail Yassine and Najah Salam.
Trivia: Shukry Sarhan married twice (that we know of) and his wives’ names are easy to remember; Hermeen (the dancer in this scene) and Nermeen.

Hermeen (1953) هيرمين

Egyptian dancer Hermeen in a scene from the 1953 film ‘Al Dunia Lamma Tidkah’ (When the World Smiles الدنيا لما تضحك ). The man in the audience gazing at her adoringly is Shukry Sarhan who was Hermeen’s husband at the time. The film also starred Samiha Tawfiq, Estefan Rosti, Ismail Yassine and Nagha Salem who’s singing in this scene.
Trivia: Shukry Sarhan married twice (that we know of) and his wives’ names are easy to remember; Hermeen (the dancer in this scene) and Nermeen.

Hermeen (1955) هيرمين

Hermeen is the dancer in the dark costume in this scene from the 1955 Egyptian comedy ‘Al Saad Waad’ (السعد وعد) which starred Ismail Yassin. Featured in this scene along with Hermeen are singers Nagah Salem and Mohamed Salman.