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Information of First Palestine Film Company Announced by South African Film Producer

The formation of the first permanent Palestinian film corporation was announced here today by Norman Lourie, South African film producer and Jewish leader, at a press conference. Mr. Lourie hailed the formation of Palestine Films, Inc., as the beginning of a regular film industry in the country.

He also disclosed that the first film produced by P.F.I., “The House in the ##rt,” the story of the settlement of Beth Haarava on the shores of the Dead Sea, ## completed and that arrangements are being made to release it throughout the United States beginning in September. He also announced that the playwright S.N. ## will come to Palestine in October to begin work on a scenario for the company’s ## production. Several short features have been scheduled for production ## aspects of life in Palestine.