Tag Archives: 1942

The 1940s Film Post

இது, இது, இது எல்லாம் ஜப்பான். எல்லாம் செத்து ஒரு ரூபாய் கூட இருக்காது! This, this, this, it’s all from Japan. And all together not more than 1 Rupee! 1940s movies can be a bit amateurish to the modern eye but they can … Continue reading

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The War Effort Post

Training for Air Raid Precautions, Bombay 1942. All the sarees are worn Parsi style. Its kind of interesting that the blouse as a form of sedreh worn under the sari is relatively unchanged over two decades or so. As are … Continue reading

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The Adaptation Post

  Not many period dramas in India get their period details right.  I am not sure a leg of mutton sleeve blouse was the way to go in 1942 but its the evoked emotion rather than authenticity that matters in … Continue reading

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