Many people look at the scene late in the film Saladin, as the Duke Arthur standing in a cage and yelling "Virginia! You and I are the King of Jerusalem. " But all the audience can not know what the role of the artist – Zaki Tulaimat – his hands to a much greater role in the Egyptian cinema.
Tulaimat with & # 39 is one of the pioneers of the Egyptian Theater, as the basis of the group of the most important theater projects in Egypt. In 1944 he was appointed the first director of the Higher Institute of representation. He graduated in the hands of the most important generations of film and theater representatives.
It is also a & # 39; is the owner of the creation of the theater school in 1937, which spread and determined students at the initiative of the countries. In one of the episodes of the television program "Meet the Artist" in 1974, Tulaimat said about this idea, as it prepares the audience for the theater instead of looking for talent. He said that the actor was "born talent inside, not necessarily to buy. But a student who used the theater as a youngster will be looking when he grows up. "
Zaki was born Tulaimat in the twenty-ninth day of April / April 1894, my father came from a Syrian assets, as his grandfather was one of the city of Homs dignitaries, and went to Egypt in order to sell them, he decided.
He was a pupil border, bachelor's degree, and then moved to the Institute of Education to become a teacher.
This indicates Tulaimat coincidence that led him to work in the theater, because his mother was ill and was prevented to go to school for fear of transmission of the disease infection. During the entire period of his absence in the study, known Tulaimat a group of actors and playwrights fully spent his time in the theater, pausing.
Leaving Tulaimat Institute of Education and joined George White Band, Vgillt him and his family & # 39; nd kicked out of the house.
Due to the work of a theater break from time to time, he worked at the zoo yield depending on a fixed income. So watch one of the officials at the time of his talent, Fabtos to Paris to study at the institute of representation in Paris theater Comedie Francaise theater and the Odeon and literal Theater Institute in Paris. And received a certificate of dumping and directing theater, theatrical scenery art.
Tulaimat returned to Egypt in 1929 to start his car & # 39; a career in education, skills and directing theater actor.
And he founded the first office Tulaimat Institute in Egypt in 1930, which is a & # 39 is the art of the Institute of Arab representation. The Institute is closed after a few years because of the theater, who saw it as destructive to the profession in terms of attack, and symbols conservative society, on the other hand, are seen at the institute, in violation of tradition.
Then the fact that the group of the National Theater in 1935, and was the first to come out of the operetta folk art.
Tulaimat removed about 12 theater, in the annex to the translation of a number of international theatrical productions.
Despite the great theatrical contributions, but he was not averse to supporting roles in a number of cinematographic works, including the movie "Day of Omri" with Abdel Halim Hafez.
Perhaps the most famous film roles in the film at all, "Salah al-Din," which introduced the character of Duke Arthur of England, which is the conspiracy of King Richard the Lionheart.
It was not the first time that has to do with Tulaimat biography of Saladin, as shown twice in the theater and radio.
He also worked in the State of Kuwait for several years, where he founded the first institution of representation. And he did a lot of translation workbooks and theater.
He received Tulaimat a number of awards, including the award of state incentives in the art, the Supreme Council for the Welfare of Arts and Letters and Social Sciences in Egypt in 1961 Merit Award in the state of art of the same Council in 1975, as well as excellence in the field of theatrical display awards.
Zaki Tulaimat died on December 22 / December 1982.