"A throw of dice": a romance of India
(DVD)

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[United States] : Kino, 2008.
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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.

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Format:
DVD
Edition:
Fullscreen edition.
Physical Desc:
1 videodisc (74 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Language:
English
UPC:
738329056728

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Creation/Production Credits
Photography, E. Schunemann ; with a new score by Nitin Sawhney.
Participants/Performers
Seeta Devi, Charu Roy, Himansu Rai, Sarada Gupta ; orchestral score performed by the London Symphony Orchestra.
Description
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.
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DVD.
Language
Silent dialogue; English subtitles.
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APA Citation (style guide)

(2008). "A throw of dice": a romance of India. Fullscreen edition. [United States]: Kino.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

2008. "A Throw of Dice": A Romance of India. [United States]: Kino.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

"A Throw of Dice": A Romance of India. [United States]: Kino, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

"A Throw of Dice": A Romance of India. Fullscreen edition. [United States]: Kino, 2008. DVD.

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