Cairo: the Hollywood of the Arab World

  title={Cairo: the Hollywood of the Arab World},
  author={Karen Finlon Dajani},
  pages={89 - 98}
  • K. Dajani
  • Published 1 May 1980
  • Sociology
  • Gazette
The world pattern of film distribution differs from the distribution patterns of other media. Of course, the world distribution pattern of the media is largely determined by language. Cultural affinities and political and commercial ties also affect the pattern. Approximately 50 countries regularly produce feature-length films. and the rest of the world depends on them to supply films. The two largest film producers in the world, as of 1975, were India and Japan. Films produced in these… Expand

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