Publicity photograph for the movie Alam Ara - The first Indian talkie

Publicity photograph for the film Alam Ara featuring star Zubeida

Description

Publicity photograph for the film Alam Ara (1931), featuring star Zubeida.

Movie Alam Ara premiered March 14, 1931, in Bombay.

It was the first Indian sound film.

It was shot with the Tanar single-system camera, which recorded sound directly on the film.

Source Desc

The Hindu

Author Link

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:DCGeist

Author Description

Original uploader was DCGeist at en.wikipedia; Permission PD-INDIA.

Licence

Public domain in India; Original rights holder: Imperial Movietone

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