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Umm Kulthum [videorecording] : a voice like Egypt / Filmmakers Collaborative ; produced, directed, and written by Michal Goldman.

Other Title:
Voice like Egypt
Publication:
Waltham, MA : Filmmakers Collaborative, c1996.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (68 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
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.
Form/Genre:
Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Language:
Portions in Arabic or French with English subtitles.
System Details:
VHS.
Summary:
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.
Participant:
Narrator: Omar Sharif.
Credits:
Photography, Kamal Abd al-Aziz ; editor, Michal Goldman.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
Contributor:
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.
OCLC:
37745726
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