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Indian cinema booklets collection
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This collection consists of 456 booklets for Indian cinema. The booklets are mostly from Bengali cinema but there are also Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Bhojpuri, Telugu, Tamil, Punjabi, English, and Nepali booklets. The booklets contain cover illustrations, photographs, cast and credits, song lyrics, plot narration and advertisements. The booklets are arranged chronologically and alphabetically by title. The director of each film is listed. The booklets are from 1937 to 2017 with the majority from 1940s to 1960s. Later addendums to this collection include 51 movie posters and 18 lobby cards; the posters are in French, German, Japanese, Russian, Hindi, Telugu, Spanish, Italian, Czech, and English.
9 Linear Feet (Two manuscript boxes, five half manuscript box, three flat box, and twelve map folders)
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish
The collection is open for research except restricted materials which are closed until the date noted at the file level. Note that material is stored off-site and must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Audiovisual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.