The company produced two films: Dead Flowers and Honor the Bedouin, which were shown in the city of Alexandria in early 1918.Since then, more than 4000 films have been produced in Egypt, three quarters of the total Arab production.Between 19, various small studios produced at least 44 feature films.In 1936, Studio Misr, financed by industrialist Talaat Harb, emerged as the leading Egyptian equivalent to Hollywood's major studios, a role the company retained for three decades.
Finally the movie focuses on Nelly, a standup comedian and call center employee who gets harassed verbally on a call with a customer as well as physically while walking home when a truck driver grabs her and pulls her through the street.
Later he entered the movie distribution business too.
Political changes in Egypt after the overthrow of King Farouk in 1952 initially had little effect on Egyptian film.
Since 1976, Cairo has held the annual Cairo International Film Festival, which has been accredited by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations.
While a limited number of silent films were made in Egypt from 1896 (with 1927's Layla notable as the first full-length feature), Cairo's film industry became a regional force with the coming of sound.
As in the West, films responded to the popular imagination, with most falling into predictable genres (happy endings being the norm), and many actors making careers out of playing strongly typed parts.