Saga in stone

India, 1949

Film
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Glimpses of a few of the sculptures which made famous the craftsmanship of Indian artists. Among the examples illustrated are the temples of Konarak in Orissa; one of the noblest monuments that man has raised to the Sun God, the Shrine of Kalugumalai carved out of a single rock; the Domambullar in Pudukotah State; the ruins of Hampi in the South; a relic of the Vijayanagar Kingdom, and the shrines at Khajuraho in Central India.

Credits

producer

M. Bhavnani

production company

Documentary Films of India

Language

English

Duration

00:10:22:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28150

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Workmanship

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → India - Social life and customs

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architecture - India

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists

Crafts & Visual Arts → Sculptors

Crafts & Visual Arts → Sculpture, Indian

Crafts & Visual Arts → Temples

Crafts & Visual Arts → Workmanship

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - India

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Temples

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → Historic buildings

History → Historic sites

History → Temples

Short films

Short films → Short films - India

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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