Egyptian bellydancer Nemat Mokhtar in a scene from the 1954 Egyptian movie ‘Al Anisa Hanafi’ (Miss Hanafi الآنسه حنفى), Ismail Yassin (who is the bride in this scene), plays the chauvinistic Hanafi who lives with his father (Abdel Fatah Al Kasri ), his stepmother (the wonderful Zeinat Sedki) and his cousin (Magda). His father forces him into a marriage of convenience with his cousin though she already loves someone else and this scene takes place at their wedding. On the wedding night complaining of abdominal pain Hanafi’s admitted to hospital and mistakenly undergoes a sex change.
This is Nemat Mokhtar dancing and singing (yes, its really her) in a scene from the 1965 Egyptian film ‘Al Mouchaghib’ (The Troublemaker المشاغب ). The film starred Farid Shawki and Mahmoud al Meliji.