Afrita Hanem (1947)

Egypt,
97m
35mm film, black and white
mono

An Egyptian fantasy film directed by Mohammed Ragaky.

Plot Summary

Impoverished singer Asfour falls in love with his boss' daughter who disapproves of their relationship so Asfour turns to a genie for help.

Credits

Crew
Director: Mohammed Ragaky
Oriental
Script: Henry Barakat
Directors of Photography: Ahmed Adley, Julio de Luca, Umberto Lanzano
Music: Farid Al Atrache, Joseph Badrous, Ahmed Ramzy, Mahmoun Shanawy

Cast
Farid Al Atrache (Asfour)
Samia Gamal (Kahramana)
Abed Salem Nabilsy (Mimi Bey)
Lola Sedki (Aleya)
Ismail Yassine (Asfour's friend)

Alternative Titles

Dame Teufelin – German title
Lady Afrita – English language title
Little Miss Devil

References

Books

  • 100 Film Musicals (BFI Screen Guides) by Jim Hillier and Douglas Pye p.16 – review
  • by Walt Lee p.261 – credits
  • Video Source Book (13th Edition) p.39 – credits