Nabaweya Mustafa (1947) نبوية مصطفى

Nabaweya Mustafa is the dancer in this scene from the 1947 Egyptian film ‘Ana albi dalili’ (My Heart is My Guide قلبي دليلي). The film starred Anwar Wajdi, the man in the overalls and Leila Mourad who’s the girl locked in the basement with the villain of the film, Stefan Rosti. The singer is Mahmoud Abdel Aziz aka Abdel Aziz Mahmoud (عبدالعزيز محمود).
Trivia 1: In the film there’s a scene set at a masked ball where three masked thieves (who are disguised as three masked thieves) mix with the guests. The thieves are played by well known Egyptian screen actors Abdelmonem Ismail and Abdel Hamid Zaki along with a very young Farid Shawki.
Trivia 2: The toothless guy who features in the clip is a member of the gang of kidnappers and is played by Riad al Kosabgy (رياض القصبجي).

Samia Gamal (1951) سامية جمال

Samia Gamal dances in a scene from the December 1951 Egyptian film ‘Al Khad al Gamil’ (The Beauty’s Cheek خد الجميل). The singer with her is Mahmoud Abdel Aziz.
‘Al Khad al Gamil’ was released in December 1951 and starred Samia Gamal and Mahmoud Abdel Aziz (of course) along with Zomoroda (her name means ‘Emerald’), comedian/singer Mahmoud Shekuku, Mary Munib, Omar al Gizawy and Suad Mekawi.

Kouka (1951) كوكا

The dancer in this scene is actress Kouka from the 1951 film ‘Wahiba, Malikat al Ghagar’ (Wahiba, Queen of the Gypsies). Dancers will note the skirt style. The male singer is Mahmoud Abdel Aziz. The film starred Saad Abdel Wahab who was the nephew of composer Mohamed Abdul Wahab. Also starring was Shekoukou.
If you’d like to know more about Kouka there’s an article on the Movie Musical World website that details her career and her connection with US actor and singer Paul Robeson. You can find the article at The article is in French but there’s a translation available.
Trivia: Kouka also starred in a film a few years later which was titled ‘Queen of the Desert’. The two films are often confused.

لولا عبده Lula Abdo (1955)

Lula Abdo is the dancer in this scene from the 1954 film ‘Alashen Eyounik’ (Because of your eyes  علشان عيونك ) which starred Shukri Sarhan, Nawal, Mary Mounib, Soliman Bey Naguib and Zeinat Sedki.  The singer in this scene is Mahmoud Abdel Aziz.