Friday 20 May 2022
How many times did the journalist Samir Sabry knock on the doors of the office of the great writer “Tawfiq Al-Hakim” in Al-Ahram newspaper, to conduct a television interview with him, but the latter did not agree categorically.
So, “Al-Wad Al-Jin” decided to use the trick with him and attract him by “dragging the figure” to talk, and indeed he succeeded, and opened the doors for other television dialogues with the great writer.
According to the Information Center of Akhbar Al-Youm, when Samir Sabry hosted “Tawfiq Al-Hakim” in the 16th Division program, Al-Hakim – who was called the enemy of women, said, “Women are the root of all evil, and men of the world warn against them and their control over them.”
But in this meeting, which took place in stealth of time, Samir Sabri colluded with Youssef Al-Sibai, the Minister of Culture at the time, on “Al-Hakim”. The Wise,” without the latter knowing.
They agreed to put the microphone under the table, and when he attended the goal, he began answering the provocative questions of “Samir Sabry, after making sure that he did not have a microphone, as Samir Sabry told in his memoirs, entitled “The Story of a Whole Life”, issued by the Egyptian publishing house. Lebanese.
So Samir Sabry began to inquire about the reasons for his refusal to appear on television programs. Hakim replied, “Because my voice is hoarse and coarse.”
Samir Sabry was not satisfied with this amount of private statements not intended for publication, or as the journalistic community called “Of Record” by Tawfiq al-Hakim, but continued to provoke him by confronting him by accusing him of being stingy, and that he does not favor those who visit him in his office, to answer the latter, “Why don’t you say that my office It’s not a cafeteria.”
A few days later, Tawfiq Al-Hakim was surprised by announcing his episode with Samir Sabry on television. He threatened, threatened, and complained. Youssef al-Sibai and Anis Mansour said to him, “Forgive me, Tawfiq. What is Samir Sabri, who is crazy, and you refuse any episode on TV.”
After that, Samir tried to avoid meeting with Tawfiq al-Hakim for a while, until he met him in Paris, and asked him to forgive him, so the latter forgave him, and told him that the size of the female fans had increased after this meeting, and that he was not angry, and he was no longer reluctant to conduct television interviews from Then.
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