He is best known as a hypnotist who can control others with special abilities.
“Sleep, pull the blanket” and “Oh heaven, increase your anger against the idiots.” According to God, this is the sixteenth in the movie “Street of Love,” which has the saying “It’s simpler than that.”
His colleagues in the artistic community called him “The Count de Nablus”. He is the actor Abd al-Salam al-Nabulsi, one of the most important comedy stars of his generation. He was always known for portraying the character of the hero’s friend. .
And he has won the championship only a few times, but his roles have remained among the most important roles in the history of Egyptian film.
On August 23, 1899, Abd al-Salam al-Nabulsi, a Palestinian of origin, was born in Tripoli, Lebanon, where he learned the French language. His grandfather was the first judge of Nablus and his father as well.
He grew up in a religious family, and when he was twenty years old, his father sent him to Cairo to join Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, who had him memorize the Holy Qur’an and was fluent in the Arabic language. .
Abd al-Salam al-Nabulsi loved art, so his father cut his expenses at that time, so he decided to get a job and kept looking for an opportunity until he got the character of the maid in the play “Rasputin” co-hosted with Youssef Wehbe. .
In 1925, Abd al-Salam al-Nabulsi worked in the literary and artistic press in various magazines, such as Heliopolis, Al-Ta’if Al-Musawwarah and Al-Sabah.
In 1929, he was offered his first opportunity in the film by the producer and actress Asya, who nominated him to take part in the film “Ghada Al-Sahara”, and then moved on to the world of acting and directing.
In 1931 Abd al-Salam al-Nabulsi presented “Punk of Conscience”, a year later he presented “Victims” and in 1934 he presented “Witch Eyes”, two years later he presented “The Fugitive” and in In 1937 he presented “Behind the Curtain”.
A year later he presented “Confused Souls”, and in 1939 he presented “Cairo Nights”, and in the same year he presented the apple seller and returned to the countryside and determination. In 1940 he participated in the “Workshop”, and a year later he participated in the film “Victory of Youth” and also presented “Laila”. Bent Al Reef, and in 1942 he presented “Laila”, and in 1944 he presented “Berlanti and Laila in the Dark”.
In 1945 he presented “Jamal, Dalal, the soft sex and the great artist”. In 1946 he presented “Maqdarsh and Haram al-Basha”. A year later he presented “Shadia Al-Wadi and the Beautiful Bedouin”. . ” He continued to play many roles until he performed with artists in various films.
Madness, Fatima, Marika, Rachel, Gram dancer, Girl Baris, the end of a story, where did you get it from, and the wonder of heaven “, and a duet with Farid Al-Atrash in the movies” I love you and Afita Hanim and another lie and come peace and I want to marry and tell no one and the melody of my love and the covenant of passion and I say goodbye to your love and you are my love ”, and with Abdel Halim He presented “Nights of Love, My Dream Boy, A Love Story, A Day of My Life, and Love Street” through which he gained wide fame with his statements in the film.
He not only won the absolute championship a few times, such as the movie “The Barber of the Ladies”, and despite his success as an actor, he did not earn income that would allow him to win the championship again .
Also among his films are “The lover of my life, the dreams of girls, the groom of my wife, the green threshold, and beware of love, the secret police, Hassan, Marika, three men and a woman, the holy bond , the lover, the family tree, the seven girls, the judge of love, the three knights, and you are my love, and the demons of the sky and the heart have provisions, and the spring of love, your day is happy, and they join me with the permission, the girl from the neighbors and the love letter. ” And a dozen handkerchiefs, the crook, the gnome of Abdo’s uncle, the charming mother-in-law, and your happiness this week, me and my lover, a paradise, a fire, a good skin, a house of victory and a winner. ”
In 1963, Abd al-Salam al-Nabulsi returned to Beirut due to the accumulation of taxes on him in Egypt, which amounted to 13,000 pounds, so his apartment in Zamalek was seized and the case remained pending until his death despite the intervention of many artists, including Umm Kulthum.
In Beirut, his status changed and he became director of the United Film Company, contributing at the same time to an increase in the number of films he produced in Lebanon, including “The Girl of the Masses, Paris, Love, Youth Joys , Bedouin in Paris and Welcome to Love. ” Al-Shahroura Sabah shared a group of them because of the friendship between them.
Although Abd al-Salam al-Nablusi was known as the enemy of marriage and was discontinued due to marriage and birth, Mrs. Georgette Sabbath, who later became the actress Georgette al-Nabulsi, when she met him, fell in love with him. touched. , and started calling him until he fell in love with her too.
On one occasion he asked her to marry him, despite the age difference between them. She was then 18 years old. Indeed, they got married in the villa of his friend Philemon Wehbe, who called his wife’s family to tell them about the to tell marriage. .
They tried to separate her from him, but the court recognized the validity of the marriage, so her family, who took her for months before Abd al-Salam al-Nabulsi reached her, boycotted her, and they lived a love story. time.
Regarding this story, Abd al-Salam al-Nabulsi said in an interview that he actually kidnapped her and married her, and he did not set her free because he was a Muslim and she was a Christian, so it was not easy for him to go to her family.
After Intra Bank in Beirut declared bankruptcy, Abd al-Salam al-Nabulsi’s health problems increased, and it was said that Sabah, who was with him on a trip to Tunisia to shoot the movie “The Journey of Happiness” , said she could hear him moaning in pain and trying to hide his pain with the sound of water taps.
Upon his return, his condition deteriorated, and he withheld food for days before his departure, and the last night when he was at home with his friends, including Farid Shawqi, Hoda Sultan, and Niazi Mustafa.
He felt great pain, and when he arrived at the hospital with his wife’s hand, he breathed his last on July 5, 1968, and his wife could not find the expenses for the funeral, so his friend Farid al-Atrash took care of her by his brother Fouad al-Atrash, who tried to hide the news from Farid.
But he learned through the newspapers, and his wife said that Abd al-Salam al-Nabulsi had already left money for them, but she did not have a bank balance, and then she tried to give the money to Farid al-Atrash to give back, but he refused.