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Aydah (1942) with Umm Kulthum

This is the Arabic production of Verdi's opera "Aida"

"Ayda" was Umm Kulthum's 4th cinema movie

1942: "Aydah" Directed by Ahmad Badr Khan (Aflam al Sharq) Release date: December 28, 1942 Second release September 20, 1943. IMDb listing.

Main players: Om Koultoum and Suleiman Naguib

Umm Kulthum plays the part of  a poor country girl who is determined to sing in a Cairo Opera House production of Verdi's Aida. credit

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