The Great Unknown (1964)

This unknown dancer is performing in a scene from the 1964 Egyptian film ‘Al Marid’ (The Giant المارد ). The singer is Mohamed Rushdi. The film also starred Egyptian actress Shweiker and Tawfik al Dekn along with Farid Shawki who’s wearing an eye patch throughout most of the film.

The Great Unknown (1941)

An uncredited bellydancer performing with Mohamed Taha in a scene from the 1941 Egyptian film ‘Si Omar’ (Mr Omar سي عمر). The film starred Naguib el Rehani in the title role(s) of Gaber Afandi and his absent employer Omar al Alfi. Also starring were Seraj Munir, Stefan Rosti, Zuzu Shakib and Mary Munib.
This is a film adaptation of el Rehani’s 1938 stage play ‘Law Kont Heleiwa’ (If I was Handsome).