Punit Posts Posters: Cinema down the years part 3.
1.Gallant Heart / Diler Jigar - 1931
Silent movie art often used poses derived from academic painting or studio photography. This canvas is by G B Dave, who also used to magazine advertisements.
2. Adventures of Captain Marvel / Tilismi Shazam - 1941
Indian artists have produced local posters for Hollywood hits from the silent era onwards, even before the first Indian feature films perhaps.
Punit Gandhi is a Mumbai based television director