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18 June 2010

Introducing the Rudrajit Mookherjee Collection

Alongside the promotional theatre booklets, the EAP127 Archiving 'popular market' Bengali books project digitised a collection of cinema booklets held by Rudrajit Mookherjee, a private collector of cinema posters, lobby cards, record sleeves and other memorabilia. These booklets were a regular accompaniment to the release of new Bengali films. They typically give details of the plot, lyrics to songs, information about the cast and production team, and photographic stills from the film.

My next few blogs will feature some of the films that I come across. This week, here are a few pages from a booklet promoting the film garer math:






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