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Adʹham, ʻĀdil

Overview
Works: 42 works in 67 publications in 3 languages and 283 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Crime films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  History  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Erotic films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 150 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 help from an old doctor friend and his daughter, with whom Khalid begins to form a relationship
al-Ashrār = The bad guys = Les méchants( Visual )

2 editions published in 1970 in Arabic and held by 18 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?
Yawm wāḥid ʻasal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Arabic and held by 13 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-Unthá wa-al-dhiʼāb( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 13 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
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-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?
Thartharah fawqa al-Nīl( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in Arabic and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The drama protrays the decadent life of a group of middle-aged, hedonistic friends on a houseboat in Cairo on the eve of the 1967 war with Israel
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
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
al-Furn( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Owner of a bakery store is a very cruel man who treats all his employees badly and has problems with everyone that he deals with. This misbehavior will cost him his own life
al-Sayyid Qishṭṭah( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of a poor family which successfuly convince the young daughter to marry an old man for his money
ʻAlāq āt mashbūhā( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Arabic and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

al-Sammān wa-al-kharīf( Visual )

1 edition published in 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
Al-summān wa-al-kharīf by Najīb Maḥfūẓ( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Arabic and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

By the declaration of the revolution in 1952, ʻĪsá al-Dabbāgh lost his powerful position as a minister assistant. According to this, his fiancé left him. He went to Alexandria where he met Rīrī the whore and they lived together. Rīrī discovered that she was pregnant but ʻĪsá refused to have babies from Rīrī. Rīrī married another man who gave his name to her daughter. After his feeling of destruction, ʻĪsá joined the Egyptian resistance aganist the British troops in Suez Canal Region. After that he tried to find Rīrī and his baby and finally he found them. In the beginning Rīrī refused to get back to him, but she agreed when she realized that he became a new person
al-Qirsh( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

al-Hụbb wahḍuh lā yakfī [DVD recording] = Love is not enough( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in Arabic and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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

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
 
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Alternative Names
Adel Adham

Adel Adham acteur uit Egypte (1928-1996)

Adel Adham Film actor

Adham, Adel

أدهم، عادل

عادل أدهم، 1928-1996

عادل أدهم ممثل مصري

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