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U.S. Firms, Film Stars Blacklisted by Arabs for Being Pro-israel

Twenty-one companies, including the American corporations and 12 European and Asian firms, have been added to the Arab League blacklist and will be banned from doing business in Arab countries, it was reported here today from Damascus.

The Arab League boycott office said that the firms were blacklisted for “violating Arab boycott regulations” barring trade with Israel. Also blacklisted were Hollywood stars Danny Kaye and Jeff Chandler for conducting “pro-Israel activities.”

The nine American firms include Bulova Watch Co., Firestone International, Fairbanks Morse and Co., Fairbanks Whitney Corporation, American-Palestine “Trading” Corporation (AMPAL) and Studebaker-Packard Corporation.