Umm Kulthum [videorecording] : a voice like Egypt / Filmmakers Collaborative ; produced, directed, and written by Michal Goldman.
- Other Title:
- Voice like Egypt
- Waltham, MA : Filmmakers Collaborative, c1996.
1 videocassette (68 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
- Umm Kulthūm, 1898-1975.
Singers -- Egypt -- Biography.
Songs, Arabic -- Egypt -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- Egypt -- History and criticism.
Music and society -- Egypt.
- Local subjects:
- Ethnic music recordings, Arabic -- Egypt.
Ethnic music recordings -- Egypt.
- Biographical films.
- Portions in Arabic or French with English subtitles.
- System Details:
- Documentary about singer Umm Kulthūm, born a peasant at the turn of the century, who became a powerful symbol of the aspirations of her country. Based on the book: "The voice of Egypt: Umm Kulthum, Arabic song, and Egyptian society in the twentieth century" by Virginia Danielson.
- Narrator: Omar Sharif.
- Photography, Kamal Abd al-Aziz ; editor, Michal Goldman.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
- Goldman, Michal. , Producer, Author, Director
Umm Kulthūm, 1898-1975 , Musician
Sharif, Omar, 1932-2015 , Narrator
Danielson, Virginia. , Author
Filmmakers Collaborative (Waltham, Mass.) , Producer, Distributor
Rosengarten Family Fund.
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