WorldCat Identities

Adʹham, ʻĀdil

Overview
Works: 39 works in 59 publications in 3 languages and 279 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about ʻĀdil Adʹham
 
Most widely held works by ʻĀdil Adʹham
Thartharah fawqa al-Nīl Adrift on the Nile ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A group of hedonistic middle-aged friends gather each night on a luxurious houseboat for dancing, love-making and smoking hashish. When a young news reporter visits the houseboat to write a story on the group, she is outraged to learn the tragic depths of their social alienation"--Container
al-Mudmin The addict ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1983 in Arabic and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film about the difficulties of drug addiction. Khalid loses his wife and son in an accident that causes him to seek relief and escape through addictive drugs. Realizing he has become seriously addicted, Khalid seeks the help from an old doctor friend. The doctor's daughter (Layla) tries to help Khalid fight through his addiction, but things continue to be difficult. He escapes the hospital for drugs. Khalid and Layla discover that they have fallen in love and their love gets him through his addiction
al-Ashrār The bad guys = Les méchants ( Visual )
in Arabic and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arafat, a currency smuggler, fights to regain a shipment stolen by his two partners, Hatem and Diaa. Who will win in the end?
Sayyidat al-aqmār al-sawdāʼ ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in Arabic and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When despair reaches its peak, Aida starts to satisfy her desires in the arms of one of the young men that Victoria, her companion and tailor, sends her. On full moon nights, a nightmare gets on her nerves, and she sees herself as a witch who kills her lovers sensitivity. When Aida loses her will to live, and loses hope of salvation, she chooses to purify herself with iron, fire and water
al-Unthá wa-al-dhiʼāb ( Visual )
in Arabic and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gangster who runs a brothel tries to recruit a young woman by promising to marry her. When she discovers the truth she escapes. The gangster sends his thugs to kill her by drowning in the Nile but she is rescued by Adʹham, a passer by who wanted to call the police. However, the thugs manage to kill her. Adʹham plans revenge with the help of the police and the victim's sister who looks just like her
Adrift on the Nile Thartharah fawqa al-Nīl ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of hedonistic middle-aged friends gather each night on a luxurious houseboat for dancing, love-making and smoking hashish. When a young news reporter visits the houseboat one evening, she is outraged to learn the tragic depths of their social alienation
Yawm wāḥid ʻasal ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Arabic and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After Kamal (Mohamed Awad) buys his bride Amina (Nelly) a bracelet as a wedding gift, Magnet (Hassan Hamed) steals it from her. However, Kamal, who works as a magician, steals it back from Magnet and by mistake takes with it a wallet which Magnet stole from Adham (Adel Adham) a dangerous gangster in forging money. Adham's people try to get the wallet which contains a mould design back by kidnapping Amina. Magnet helps to free Amina. But, will they succeed?"--Disc case
al-Ḥubb waḥdahu lā yakfī Love is not enough ( Visual )
in Arabic and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having graduated from university, two young students think that their life will improve after getting jobs and that they will be able to get married. However, they are faced with the bitter reality of not being able to find suitable jobs. The woman ends up working in a beauty salon while the man works as a laborer. The woman meets an old friend who left university to marry a rich old man. She uses her connections to find the young couple suitable jobs. Will they be able to fulfil their dream of having better life and getting married?
al-Ashrār The bad guys ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1970 in Arabic and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three gang members fight over a large amount of money
al-Rāqiṣah-- wa-al-ṭabbāl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in Arabic and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musician in a nightclub is given the task of training a new dancer. They fall in love but he decides that marrying her will adversely affect his career. She forms her own act and he comes to reqret losing her
Sawāq al-hānim ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in Arabic and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
al-Sayyid Qishṭṭah ( Visual )
in Arabic and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of a poor family which successfuly convince the young daughter to marry an old man for his money
Iblīs fi al-madīnah ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in Arabic and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mansur takes advantage of Sharif's need for money and arranges for him to marry a wealthy girl. He will then murder the girl's father so that they can share his wealth
al-Sammān wa-al-kharīf ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in Arabic and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatic film about an Egyptian man struggling to come to terms with his life after the 1952 revolution
Dame aux lunes noires ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Arabic and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aida, a sensuous yet deeply depressed woman, seeks solace in her good friend Victoria, the mistress of an Egyptian brothel. Upon visiting Victoria, Aida has an erotic encounter and falls to sleep under a mystical full moon. Upon awakening, she finds herself possessed with the power to sap her lovers' desire and erotic energies
Rajul lihādhā al-zamān ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in Arabic and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Anā al-majnūn ( Visual )
in Arabic and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
ʻAlāq āt mashbūhā ( Visual )
in Arabic and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Khaṭīʼat malāk ( Visual )
in Arabic and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A film about an angel who decides to live on earth. He meets a magician and joins his show. After several tragic events and bad decisions, he decides that life on earth is not for him
Daʻūnī antaqim ( Visual )
in Arabic and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Shows the life of Mahmud the policeman after the killing of his wife and son by group of criminals
 
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Alternative Names
Adham, Adel
أدهم، عادل
عادل أدهم، 1928-1996
Languages
Arabic (39)
Egyptian (1)
English (1)