Release date11 September 1955 WriterNiazi Mostafa (screenplay), Abdel Aziz Salam (screenplay), Abdel Aziz Salam (story), Hassan Tewfik (screenplay)
A Glass and a Cigarette (Arabic: سيجارة وكاس) is a 1955 Egyptian melodrama directed by Niazi Mostafa. It stars Samia Gamal and it is also the first film to feature Dalida (then known as Dalila) in a supporting role.
Hoda (Gamal) is a very famous entertainer in her thirties. She marries Mamdouh Samy (Nabil Al alfi), a young surgeon and leaves her colourful life behind. Hoda helps Mamdouh found a hospital but their marriage is jeopardised by Italian head nurse Iolanda's (Dalida) attraction to Mamdouh. Hoda contemplates that her husband and Iolanda are running an affair and seeks indulgence in drinking and smoking.