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Ad for Houriya Mohamed's Show at Alf Leyla Casino in Alexandria
November 5, 1936


Translated by Priscilla Adum





This ad appeared November 5, 1936.

Click on the image below to see the advertisement in more detail.

Houriya Mohamed



The Advertisement

Houriya Mohamed in Alexandria at the Alf Layla Casino in 1936

Opening Of The Winter Season in Casino Alf Layla in El Raml Station

Houriya Mohamed Troupe

General Manager: El Oustaz Mohamed El Dibs

Stage Manager:El Oustaz Hassan Rashid

Beginning On Thursday, November 5, and On The Following Days

The Most Beautiful Plays and Skits, Everything is New and Creative

Foreign Dance Troupe

The Beloved Comedian El Oustaz Riyad El Qasabgi

In the Leading Roles, The Sweetheart of the Theater, Houriya Mohamed

Singing Troupe 

The Accomplished Singer El Oustaz Ahmed Abdallah

Tuesdays Daytime Performance For Women and Sundays Daytime Performance for Everyone

6:30 pm


Square Picture on the Right:

Miss Houriya Mohamed 

Round Picture on the Left:

El Oustaz Riyad El Qasabgi

Houriya Mohamed



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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. 




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