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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

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