Robert Hakim
Date of Birth
Dec 19, 1907
Birth Place:
Alexandria, Egypt


From 1927 onward, the Egyptian-born Hakim brothers were prime movers on the international motion-picture scene. In 1934, oldest brother Robert Hakim and his sibling Raymond, put their training at Paramount's European studio to good use, forming France's Paris-Film-Productions, the first of many such operations. Robert and Raymond's first significant success was 1937's Pepe Le Moko, followed by...