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    Yawm wāḥid ʻasal Catalog Record Only

    "After Kamal (Mohamed Awad) buys his bride Amina (Nelly) a bracelet as a wedding gift, Magnet (Hassan Hamed) steals it from her. However, Kamal, who works as a magician, steals it back from Magnet and by mistake takes with it a wallet which Magnet stole from Adham (Adel Adham) a dangerous gangster in forging money. Adham's people try to get the wallet which contains ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    The treasures of Tutankhamun / Catalog Record Only

    This program describes the genesis of the exhibition, Treasures of Tutankhamen, which was seen in six major American cities, including Chicago. The discovery of the tomb of King Tutankhamen is portrayed and many of the treasures from the tomb which are included in the exhibition are photographed.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1977
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    Shāhid ʻalá al-ʻaṣr. Ḥusayn al-Shāfiʻī. Catalog Record Only

    This show features interviews with prominent figures who occupy important roles in the past.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
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    Al-Karnak / Catalog Record Only

    This film is about political persecution under Nasser after the Egyptian defeat by the Israelis in 1967. The movie revolves around a group of university students during the late 1960's and early 1970's whose lives are turned upside down because of their discussions regarding the political instability the country was experiencing at the time. While some of the students managed to recover, others have ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    ʻAlá Bāb al-Wazīr / Catalog Record Only

    "A romantic comedy featuring the famous comedian ʻĀdil Imām in one of his masterpieces. Kamal and Noura are two young university students who fell in love but are faced with the financial prejudice of the community around them and the objection of their families to this relation. Kamal is the son of a poor court clerk, while Noura is the only daughter of a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    al-Muharrij al-kabīr / Catalog Record Only

    A poor employee, Shiḥātah, suddenly and unexpectedly inherits a small fortune. He is in love with a beautiful co-worker, who up to now has ignored him in favor of another. After he has become wealthy, she agrees to marry him. But on their wedding day, the couple discover that Shiḥātah has only a few days left to live.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    Biography. Howard Carter : triumph & treasure / Catalog Record Only

    A profile of British archaeologist Howard Carter (1874-1939), who discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen in Egypt in 1922 after searching in the desert for 30 years. Included: archival photographs and interviews with historians.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000
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    Dam al-ghazāl Catalog Record Only

    A poor orphan girl and a young radical find their lives intertwined in modern-day Cairo.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Laḥn ḥubbī Symphony of love / Catalog Record Only

    Songs, Arabic; popular music; Egypt; drama.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    Iskandarīyah kamān wa-kamān = Alexandrie encore et toujours / Catalog Record Only

    PA506-036 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: unknown. Minor change version: [English language subtitled version] -- United States : [s.n.], 1991. Copyright for minor change version: Misr International Films, Youssef Chahine & Co. DCR 1990; PUB 11Jul90; REG 10Sep90; PA506-036. Alternate titles from copyright data base: Alexandria again and forever; Alexandrie encore. Editor, Rashida Abdel Salam ; music, Mohammad Nouh ; mirage, Domenique Hennequin ; choreography, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990
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    Meragel ha-shampanyah The champagne spy / Catalog Record Only

    "Oded Gur-Arie was born in Israel, and as he was growing up in the 1960's, his father would frequently go away on business trips for weeks on end, with little warning of when he would be coming or going ... [when] Ze'ev Gur-Arie moved to Paris with his wife and son ... he told young Oded what he did for a living -- he ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Mudhakkirāt murāhiqah / Catalog Record Only

    A controversial and award-winning film which explores the sex life of Egyptian teens and the confusion on what "love" is.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    al-Muhimm al-ḥubb / Catalog Record Only

    "Shahinaz is a reckless and alcoholic girl who gets treated by Dr. Fekry who unexpectedly had to travel, so he leaves Shahinaz in the care of the nurse Fahmy and warns him to keep her calm at all times. When Fahmy gets caught between Shahinaz's attraction to him and his love for his fiancée Nea'na'a, he adheres to Shahinaz's will and marries her. After ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    Ismāʻīl Yāsīn fī riḥlah ilá al-qamar A trip to the moon. Catalog Record Only

    Orignally produced as a motion picture 1959. All Zones ; NTSC. 2012-06-10. In Arabic, with subtitles in English and French.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    Iḥnā bitūʻ al-utūbīs / Catalog Record Only

    The story takes place before the Arab-Israel War in 1967. Jābir and his neighbour Marzūq were on the bus, they got in a fight with the conductor and were arrested. Unfortunately they were wrongly accused of political motives and were sent to political prison instead of regular prison. In the prison, the leader of the prison tried to force them to confess that they ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    Maʻlish iḥnā binitbahdal Catalog Record Only

    "A black comedy criticizing the Arab and international political stand and how much the Arab citizens feel humiliated in their homeland. Armouty owns a café and tries hard to help his son Wahid in finding a job to be able to marry the girl he loves ... Armouty sends his son to Iraq on business in order to make some money that would help ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Mudarrisatī al-ḥasnāʼ Catalog Record Only

    The lovely teacher Nadia (Hend Rustum) is a chemistry teacher who moves to Cairo to teach in a high school for boys. She faces a huge challenge when she becomes the teacher of a group of reckless troublemakers. Yusef (Hussein Fahmy), Mhrous (Salaah El Saadany), and Hasaneen (Sa'aeed Saleh) try to hit on her and hinder her efforts by all means.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    [Swann, Caroline Berg--home movies.] C. Burke / Catalog Record Only

    Caroline Berg Swann rides a water buffalo in a Southeast Asian village. The villagers watch her. There is a scene of a city by a river. She examines ruins in Egypt and rides a camel in front of the Sphinx. She swims in the Dead Sea. She walks down the twisting streets of Jerusalem and visits some of the stations of the cross. The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1950
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    Ḥāfiyah ʻalá jisr al-dhahab Catalog Record Only

    A young girl falls in love with a famous star, but a rival stands between them and happiness.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    ʻArīs mirātī / Catalog Record Only

    "Loula and Sumʻah are a happy couple but when Sumʻah loses his job, he desperately accepts to work as a secretary in a fashion company owned by a weird unmarried lady and her brother Fawzy. But the company requires that any candidate for the job should be single. So, when Loula knows that Sumʻah falsely claimed to be single to get the job, she ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    Wadāʻan yā gharāmī / Catalog Record Only

    "This love story is about two young lovers who dream of getting married, but they get separated when the young man gets called for the military service and they lose contact. When the young girl marries an old military officer, the young man coincidentally gets assigned to work with her husband. Despite all the obstacles the two lovers have gone through, they decide to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Nadwat al-Irhāb : asbābuhu-- natāʼijuhu-- wa-subul ʻilājuh / Catalog Record Only

    In Arabic. Not viewed. Source used: cataloging record from OvOp field office. viewing copy; Received: 8/3/1994 from Cairo OvOp Office; purchase; LC Purchase Collection.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
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    al-Ashrār / Catalog Record Only

    "The three bad guys, Arafat, Hatem and Diaa are members of the same money smuggling gang. When they meet one day and Arafat gives his partners a big amount of money to smuggle, they stab him to death. But he was destined to be saved by Khaled who takes Arafat to hospital. Then Arafat reveals to Khaled and his daughter Zahra that the money ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    Quddās iftitāḥ al-Kātidrāʼīyah al-Jadīdah / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary work on the event of the inauguration of St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Cathedral aka Coptic Cathedral of Saint Marcos in Cairo, Egypt on 25 June 1968, attended by H. H. Pope Kirellos VI, President Gamal Abdel Nasser and Emperor Haileaslasy of Ethiopia.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Uqtulnī min faḍlak Catalog Record Only

    A comedy about a couple, Mamduh and Aminah, who are about to get married. After Mamduh is diagnosed with a serious illness, and given only a few days to live, he decides to break up with Aminah and deliberately end his life. During his attempt to commit suicide, while being robbed, he strikes an un-breakable deal with his robber to kill him. However, when ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000