The Small Millionaire

The Small Millionaire (Egyptian Arabic: المليونيرة الصغيرة‎, translit. Al-Millionairah al-Saghirah) is an Egyptian 1948 drama film directed and written by Kamal Barakat. It stars Rushdy Abaza and Faten Hamama.

Al-Millionairah al-Saghirah
المليونيرة الصغيرة
Al-Millionairah al-Saghirah poster
Directed byKamal Barakat
Written byKamal Barakat
StarringFaten Hamama
Rushdy Abaza
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A beautiful, young lady falls in love with a pilot officer and wants to marry him, but her grandmother, of a Turkish aristocratic family, doesn't concur and would not allow her to marry the man. One of the family members tries to convince the grandmother to accept this. The grandmother dies and the woman inherits some of her wealth. Her lover becomes hesitant towards their marriage, thinking everybody might assume he married her for her wealth. She convinces him that this is not true and trusts him and loves him, so they marry each other.



  • Film summary, Faten Hamama's official site. Retrieved on 27 December 2006.

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