Under the skies of the city of Suez, 109 years ago, specifically on September 15, 1912, (Abu Dhakah Jinan), the most famous comedy star in the history of Egyptian cinema, the late artist Ismail Yassin, was born in childhood. Ismail Yassin’s mother died, to complete his life with his father, the famous gold merchant. In the brave city, which he attached to one of the Suez battalions, and then entered elementary school.
(Abu Dhakah Janan) Ismail Yassin’s life was in complete contrast to his laughable comedy personality that we know in all his works of art. He lived a miserable life after his father declared bankruptcy, was dismissed from school, and as a caller in the market for a fabric store.
At the age of 17, the artist Ismail Yassin decided to live in Cairo to professionalize art, which gave him more than 166 films, in addition to the plays and monologues he was known for presenting in the famous “casinos” of Egypt in the forties of the 20th century.
There are people who do not know that Ismail Yassin had a journalistic experience in the early fifties of the last century by founding a newspaper called “Ismail Yassin Newspaper”. It is true that the experience did not bring success and fame. owner, but it was a light shade like him, that is what was indicated by “Leadership The first edition, in which it is written: “This newspaper is an independent weekly, the mouthpiece of Al-Farfasha and laugh, and its editor- main is Ek en Jy in Al-Hawa, and the number of the issue is in the color.”
One of the editions of the newspaper Ismail Yassin, “Lebanese in the University” and “Bint Al Balad.” Yassin’s most obscure works are the rare films of (Abu Dhakah Jinan) more than his famous works. In 1947, Ismail Yassin was one of the heroes of the movie “Lebanese in the University,” about a young man A University girl has a love affair, but there is another girl who loves this young man and tries to capture him vat, so she manages to separate him from the one he loves, so she sends his father, who lives in Lebanon, a message that distorts the behavior of the boy and those with whom he is associated. The film is written by Hassan Tawfiq, directed by Hussein Fawzy, starring Sabah, Muhammad Salman, Bishara Wakim. , Zozo Nabil, and Soraya Fakhri. The film “Bint Al Balad”, one of the listed works (unpopular films) by Ismail Yassin, was produced in 1954, its events begin with the appearance of Ibn Kabir Al-Rahimiya, the character embodied by Ismail Yassin, who through his father Abdul Rahim is sent to Paris to study, he meets a con man and falls into the net of a dancer who extorts his money, and asks him to marry, so Ismail sends his father for a large sum of money to consummating his marriage, the father rebels and travels to France accompanied by his niece who loves Ismail. Kitty, Muhammad Al-Tabi’i, Mr. Badir and S. Tiffan Rosti.
Screenwriter and writer Abu Al-Saud Al-Ibiari, a prominent name and station in the life of the most famous monologist in Egypt, you cannot monitor the life of Ismail Yassin without addressing Al-Ibiari, who with Ismail Yassin a theater group in 1954.
The decision of Ismail Yassin and Al-Ebiari to form a theater group came after the theater movement weakened, and the cinema swallowed all artistic endeavors. The mere thought of forming a theater group is like a kind of uncalculated risk considered, because the cinema at that time time was filled with the roles of Ismail Yassin, where he participated in 75% of the film production, in addition to his work as a monologist in concerts and theaters, and he did not need a new field had to add new success to his credit with the audience.
After 12 years, (Abu Dhakah Janan) decided to close his acting group, due to his financial losses, especially after the appearance of the television theater, and the increase in the salaries of actors, it was announced by mrs. Ismail Yassin did not die in debt, as is rumored.
It is worth noting, as reported by various technical press reports, that Ismail Yassin’s orchestra achieved great success, and the audience accepted it in great demand, and the theater was filled with the audience every night, and Ismail’s happiness increased, especially after he was able to attract the audience to the theater after they left, especially after One of the magazines published statistics indicating that the number of spectators going to theaters does not exceed 1,000 spectators in one year, while the number of audience for the theatrical performances of Ismail Yassin group increased to more than 1,000 spectators in one year.
The wife of the late artist Ismail Yassin’s son, not only denied the rumor that he died poor, but also indicated that her father-in-law lived and died under cover in his large apartment in the Zamalek neighborhood and did not prevent the meat do not have. -eater of developing gout, or becoming depressed after the death of a friend his age, director Fatin Abdel Wahab.
Ismail Yassin was never the first screen boy, or among the list of “devils”, but he is the only actor in the history of Egyptian cinema who presented a series of works that reached 10 films that bear his name, especially ” Ismail Yassin in the army, in the navy, the police and aviation.” .
Ismail Yassin enters the mental hospital on royal orders. “Reputation” is the spoiler title given by those close to him. In 1950, he entered the mental hospital on the royal order of King Farouk I, then King of Egypt. The deceased artist was performing a monologue before the king.
He said, “Once upon a time there was someone who was insane like you.” So the king became angry and replied in anger: “What do you say, mad man?” So, Samaa tried to get out of the situation by pretending to faint, to escape the king’s wrath.
King Farouk sent his own doctor to examine Ismail, and the doctor understood what had happened, so he wrote a report to the king confirming that the comedian was in a bad nervous condition, which prompted him to to say that.
And that this condition made him temporarily lose his consciousness, the doctor’s report, although he tried to save Ismail, but he was put in a mental hospital for 10 days to receive treatment by royal order.
Al-Ahram newspaper reported in its edition dated May 26, 1972 that the cause of death of Ismail Yassin was a serious heart attack, after his return from Alexandria on the evening of May 24, and that the deceased was sitting on his bed and a lit a cigarette and felt pain in his chest, and his son Yassin tried to contact his private doctor, but he did not This may be due to a malfunction