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Tunisian Jew Starts First African Film Production

The first Tunisian film-with Tunisian actors and scenery-was produced here this week. It is called “Ain El-Ghezal,” and the author, director and producer is M. Samama-Chikly, a Jew. The principal actress is his daughter, Mlle. Haydee Chikly, a girl of seventeen.

The palaces of the Bey of Tunis figure in the film, having been photographed by special permission of the Tunisian ruler, who himself appears in the film.