ARB2102_Lecture7.pdf - Lecture 7 Monday February 26 2018 7:00 PM Tonight 1 Finish lecture on literature 2 Lecture on cinema 3 Quiz History of Egyptian

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Tonight: Finish lecture on literature 1- Lecture on cinema 2- Quiz 3- History of Egyptian Cinema 1897:movietheatres start in Alexandria, Egypt. The French company Pathé opensa regu 1908: fivecinemas in Cairo and Alexandria 1917, 80 movietheatres in Egypt 1927:mostArabcountries have dozen movie theatres each, showingEuropean and Am .. 1925:thebank of Egypt under Talaat Harb (fatherof the Egyptianeconomy andleader o investment in cinema andestablishes the Misr Company forCinema and Performance (S tamthil) 1925-27:Egyptproducesshortfilms and one long feature movie every couple of years 1928:twofeaturefilms produced per year in Egypt Egypt cinemas tookoff with the introduction of soundin 1923 Talaat Harb launches Studio Masr (EgyptStudios), usheredin rapid development of Egyp equipped with laboratories, soundstudio, employed several European specialists, espec Krampand Robert Scharfenberg.The studio sent Egyptianstudentsto Europe to studyc AhmadBadrakhan, Niyazi Mustafabecame important directors of Arabmovies 1936:ProductioninEgypt increased fromsix films in 1933 to 17 in 1936 andstars' salar Arab Movie Genres Popular cinema: late 1940s, Arabcinema developed aroundfourkey genres: Musical, M The musical/comedy wasthe firstmajor genre in Egypt Later, farce and melodrama were added. Melodramaconsisted of seduction, implied rap Egyptian film industryborrowedheavily fromHollywoodfor its entertaining mixture. Ev situationsand events, fairy tale stories in the style of Arabian Nights , sentimental narrat interspersed with music and dance, with an obligatoryhappy ending. Elements of American music hall films crept into Egyptiancinema,where dance, particul and songsbecame indispensible Lecture 7 Monday, February 26,2018 7:00 PM
gular movie theatre in Cairo 1906 merican movies of the 1919 Revolution) begins SharikatMisrli Cinema wal pt's film industry.StudioMisr cially German. Amongthem, Fritz cinema. ries rose dramatically. Melodrama, Farce and Adventure. pe, adultery, murder andsuicide. very film contained funny tives andunlucky love stories, larly belly dance, as well as music
1950:six more studioswere opened, and Egpyt, had 350 full length feature films produc mostprofitable industry after textilein Egypt After the SecondWorld War, movie productionin Egyptreached 50 films per year, a num The first major womanprudcer in Egypt was AssiaDagher from Lebanon Arab Movie Stars

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