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The Resource "A throw of dice" : a romance of India, Domenico Procacci presents a Fandango production ; a silent music production produced by Tom Pearce & Nadine Luque in association with the British Film Institute ; by Niranjan Pal ; directed by F. Osten ; assisted by Alan Campbell ; supervisor in India, Himansu Rai ; scenario by W.A. Burton

"A throw of dice" : a romance of India, Domenico Procacci presents a Fandango production ; a silent music production produced by Tom Pearce & Nadine Luque in association with the British Film Institute ; by Niranjan Pal ; directed by F. Osten ; assisted by Alan Campbell ; supervisor in India, Himansu Rai ; scenario by W.A. Burton

Label
"A throw of dice" : a romance of India
Title
"A throw of dice"
Title remainder
a romance of India
Statement of responsibility
Domenico Procacci presents a Fandango production ; a silent music production produced by Tom Pearce & Nadine Luque in association with the British Film Institute ; by Niranjan Pal ; directed by F. Osten ; assisted by Alan Campbell ; supervisor in India, Himansu Rai ; scenario by W.A. Burton
Title variation
  • Schicksalswurfel
  • Throw of the dice
  • Prapancha pash
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Inspired by the gambling episode in the ancient Hindu epic the Mahabharata, this rare classic of silent cinema tells of two kings who share a passion for reckless gambling, and for the same woman. A throw of dice is the third film in a pioneering trilogy of silent films made through a unique partnership between German director Franz Osten and Indian actor-producer Himansu Rai
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Prapancha pash (Motion picture)
Credits note
Photography, E. Schunemann ; with a new score by Nitin Sawhney
Language note
Silent dialogue; English subtitles
PerformerNote
Seeta Devi, Charu Roy, Himansu Rai, Sarada Gupta ; orchestral score performed by the London Symphony Orchestra
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1876-1956
  • 1889-1959
  • 1912-1983
  • 1890-1971
  • 1892-1940
  • 1935-
  • 1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Osten, Franz
  • Burton, W. A
  • Pal, Niranjan
  • Devī, Seeta
  • Roy, Charu
  • Rai, Himansu
  • Guptā, Śarada
  • Sawhney, Nitin
  • Fandango (Production company)
  • British Film Institute
  • Kino International Corporation
Runtime
74
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gambling
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
Technique
live action
Label
"A throw of dice" : a romance of India, Domenico Procacci presents a Fandango production ; a silent music production produced by Tom Pearce & Nadine Luque in association with the British Film Institute ; by Niranjan Pal ; directed by F. Osten ; assisted by Alan Campbell ; supervisor in India, Himansu Rai ; scenario by W.A. Burton
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Publication
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
228908827
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen edition
Extent
1 videodisc (74 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Colby: Gift of the English Department
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
738329056728
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
5672
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)228908827
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Video recording format
DVD
Label
"A throw of dice" : a romance of India, Domenico Procacci presents a Fandango production ; a silent music production produced by Tom Pearce & Nadine Luque in association with the British Film Institute ; by Niranjan Pal ; directed by F. Osten ; assisted by Alan Campbell ; supervisor in India, Himansu Rai ; scenario by W.A. Burton
Publication
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
228908827
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen edition
Extent
1 videodisc (74 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Colby: Gift of the English Department
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
738329056728
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
5672
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)228908827
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Video recording format
DVD

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