|"Dananir" was Umm
Kulthum's third cinema movie.
1940: "Dananir" (90 mins) Directed by Ahmad
Badr Khan (Studio Misr) Release date:
September 29, 1940. IMDB
Main players: Om Koultoum and Suleiman Naguib.
"Set in the times of Arabian Nights this film
tells the story of Dananeer, a poor bedouin
girl with a beautiful voice. She is discovered
and moves from her harsh desert life to the
luxury and decadence of palaces and estates
during the times of Harun Al Rashid. A classic
film featuring some of the most critically
acclaimed songs of Oum Kalthoum. Critics of
the time said her voice was at its "zenith" credit
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