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Nashid al-Amal (1937) with Umm Kulthum

1937: "Nashid al-Amal" (The Chant of Hope) (120 mins)
Directed by Ahmad Badr Khan (Aflam al Sharq) Release date: January 11, 1937. IMDB listing

Main players: Om Koultoum and Zaki Toleimat.

"A social story about the agony of a divorced woman who is left alone to raise her young daughter.

The woman struggles to provide a good life for her child until fate comes to her rescue when she is given the chance to become a successful singer." credit

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