New York (Jul. 24)
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.