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1935 Poster for the Movie
Shagaret el Dor

 

Translated By Priscilla Adum

 

 

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Shagaret el Dor

This flyer advertises the 1935 film called Shagaret el Dor which was about the life of Egypt's final queen who ruled in her own right, Shagaret el Dor. It starred Lebanese actress/director Assia Dagher. Assia Dagher was the aunt of Mary Queeny, another well-known and influential woman in Egypt's Golden Era movie industry. Mary Queeny also appeared in this film. This movie was billed as the first historical Egyptian film ever made. The picture shows Assia Dagher and Abdel Rahman Rushdie.

The translation is:

Continued Showing of the Film Shagaret El Dor For a Third Week

At El Ezbekiya Garden Cinema
The Most Impressive Egyptian Cinema Telephone 58284

From Tuesday March 12th until Monday March 18th

And Because of Eid El Adha
4 Performances every day of Eid

Reserve Your Seats Now

Shagaret el Dor

 

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Related Articles

  • Shagaret el Dor. By Priscilla Adum. Profile of Shagaret el Dor, the only Queen of Egypt during the Islamic era.
  • Eid al-Adha. Tells the story behind the Islamic holiday mentioned in this movie advertisement. In the year this ad appeared, the Eid would have started March 15.

 

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About the Translator

Priscilla is a dancer of Lebanese heritage who enjoys researching the Golden Era of Egyptian dance. She owns a collection of more than one hundred classic black and white Egyptian films which is continually expanding.

Priscilla has also gathered a large library of dance related articles and clippings from Middle Eastern magazines and newspapers, many of which she has translated from the original Arabic to both English and Spanish.

Priscilla currently resides in Central America where she is a dance instructor. 

Priscilla

 

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