If you are an avid Middle Eastern movie enthusiast or Belly Dancer, this is the book for you. Although a limited reference, this 48 page glossy reference is filled with the biographies of some of the most famous singers and dancers of the Egyptian film industry in its formative period. From the beginning of the 20th century to the early 1960s, the book offers biographical sketches of some of the greatest figures in Egyptian cinema. Read about Muhammad Abd al-Wahab and Umm Kulthum, two of Egypt's foremost music figures. Learn about comedian Ismail Yasin, dancers Tahiya Karioka and Na'eema akef, international star Omar al-Sharif, and so many more!
This little reference book is a great addition to any library concerning Belly Dance!