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Khoon ka khoon (1935, Sohrab Modi)

TitleKhoon ka khoon
Release LocationsIndia
DirectorSohrab Modi
Length1 hrs, 30 mins
Play ConnectionsHamlet (recording)


Reported by Peter Morris (q.v.), as a recording of a stage production, this Indian film was one of the earliest Shakespeare talkies. I assume that it is the same 1935 Hamlet listed in Indian Film Index: 1912-67, comp. Rangoonwalla, Firoze (Bombay: Vishwanath Das, 1968)

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

HamletSohrab Modi

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorSohrab Modi

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell