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Sound Cultures in Indian Cinema
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S.B Thakkar’s conversations with Prabhat’s sound recordist Shankarrao Damle figure in this article. Inter alia, S. Damle mentions the underdeveloped technology and technicians available to Indian studios in the beginning, which led a few studios…


Wilford Deming Jr.’s write up on the situation of talkie production in India in 1932 is reproduced from ‘American Cinematographer’ in Cinema Vision India. The initial reconnaissance of the studios in India, Deming states, gave him a sense of…