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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, (videorecording)

"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, (videorecording)

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
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
Credits note
Photography, E. Schunemann ; with a new score by Nitin Sawhney
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Silent dialogue; English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.75
LC item number
.P73 2008
PerformerNote
Seeta Devi, Charu Roy, Himansu Rai, Sarada Gupta ; orchestral score performed by the London Symphony Orchestra
Runtime
74
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, (videorecording)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn228908827
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (74 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329056728
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
5672
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)228908827
  • a1447017
System details
DVD
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn228908827
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (74 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329056728
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
5672
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)228908827
  • a1447017
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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