Author:S. Theodore Baskaran


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History through the lens - Perspectives on South Indian Cinema

By: S. Theodore Baskaran

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026765

ISBN: 8125035206

Condition: New

THEODORE BASKARAN weaves the magic and matter of South Indian films into a rich tapestry of readable essays. They cover such topics as early cinema in the south, trade unionism in South Indian film industry, and the need for historicizing southern cinema. Baskaran also investigates how Tamil cinema is struggling to get free from the legacy of company drama and the persistence of stage features. While his sharper focus rests on Tamil cinema, this collection will interest historians and students of Indian film, and the general readers who look for a sprightly introduction to the world of South ... View more info

Sivaji Ganesan

By: S. Theodore Baskaran

Price: $4.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Wisdom Tree:

Seller ID: 106782

ISBN: 8183283969

Condition: New

A little boy leaves home to join a drama company to make his debut in the world of entertainment, spanning more than half a century.Printed Pages: 120. View more info

The Eye of the Serpent

By: S. Theodore Baskaran

Price: $7.35

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Westland Limited:

Seller ID: 109640

ISBN: 9789383260744

Condition: New

This is a quintessential book for Cinema buffs and particularly those who are passionate about Tamil cinema, which has the distinction of having played a significant role in history of films in India. Tracing the evolution of Tamil films from the time of pre-independence, when it was anathema for local Congress leaders to be associated with the celluloid, to the arrival of an American, Ellis Dungan, who made masterpieces like Meera, the book showcases vignettes about every important milestone in the vast canvas of Tamil films.In the almost ten decades of its evolution, Tamil cinema has grown t... View more info