JERUSALEM (Oct. 19)
Warner Bros, pictures has abandoned plans to make a movie on the Israeli rescue of hostages at Entebbe Airport in Uganda last July 3. The Ministry of Commerce and Industry announced that it had received notice of the cancellation from Hollywood. Warner Bros, had been selected by the Israeli government from more than a dozen other studios to receive official cooperation in the project.
The change of mind was attributed to the government’s refusal to provide more detailed information about the rescue which was a top secret military operation. Warners apparently lost interest also because two American television companies have produced films on the same subject to be released in January, months before the Warner version would be ready for distribution.
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