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The Golden Age Before the Golden Age: Commercial Egyptian Cinema before the 1960s

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the point made by Robert Vitalis that Egyptian films historically had a strong inherent advantage over their foreign competition, and emphasizes that cinema was part of a ... More


American Ambassador in Technicolor and Cinemascope: Hollywood and Revolution on the Nile

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the politics and economics of the Egyptian film industry before its nationalization in the 1960s. It shows that the economic crisis experienced by Egyptian filmmakers during ... More


The new Kid on the block Bahibb issima and the Emergence of the Coptic community in the Egyptian public sphere

Samia Mehrez

in Egypt's Culture Wars: Politics and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163746
eISBN:
9781617970399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163746.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The release of the controversial Egyptian film Bahibb issima (I Love Cinema), directed by Usama Fawzi and written by Hani Fawzi, in the summer of 2004 triggered a heated debate of national ... More


Introduction

Viola Shafik

in Popular Egyptian Cinema: Gender, Class, and Nation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160530
eISBN:
9781617970108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160530.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

One of the basic problems of Egyptian mainstream film that has prevented it from enjoying any considerable appreciation abroad was its technical standard which had deteriorated markedly since the ... More


Introduction

Viola Shafik

in Arab Cinema: History and Cultural Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160653
eISBN:
9781936190096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160653.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book concentrates only on full-length feature film productions. Although it is not confined geographically or temporally, it cannot deal equally with all Arab countries. In the examination of ... More


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