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    The Hope diamond mystery. Virgin's love / Catalog Record Only

    This fifteen-part serial drama follows the story of the Hope diamond, beginning in the sixteenth century, and shows the tragedies it brings to those who are involved with it until it is returned to its rightful place in the breast of a Hindu idol representing the goddess of love. In this episode Tavanier flees the temple after seeing Bibi. Bagi tries to persuade Bibi ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921
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    Rājā Śivachatrapatī / Catalog Record Only

    Biographical religious and historical Indian epic, produced by Chandrakant Productions Pvt Ltd. ; On the life of Shivaji Shahaji Bhosle, also known as Shivaji, Raja, 1627-1680, also known as Chatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj. Maratha ruler and one of the greatest socio-political reformers in India and first to propose the ideology of Hindavi Swarajya known as self-rule; reproduction of a television serial complete in 96 episodes.TV ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    The Hope diamond mystery. Ring of death / Catalog Record Only

    This fifteen-part serial drama follows the story of the Hope diamond, beginning in the sixteenth century, and shows the tragedies it brings to those who are involved with it until it is returned to its rightful place in the breast of a Hindu idol representing the goddess of love. In this episode Atherton accuses Dakar, the Hindu servant, of poisoning everyone and also plans ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921
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    Bhārat ki chhāp. The Harappan civilization, 3500 B.C. to 2000 B.C. / Catalog Record Only

    A 13-part video series on the history of science and technology on the Indian subcontinent. This episode examines the discovery of Harappan and Mohenjo-daro, which altered the view that Indian history and civilisation began with the Vedic age. The ruins at Lothal help to recreate Harappan city planning and drainage systems. Harappan crops, agricultural technology, overseas trade and navigation are discussed. Terracotta objects, copper ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
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    The Hope diamond mystery. In the spider's web / Catalog Record Only

    This fifteen-part serial drama follows the story of the Hope diamond, beginning in the sixteenth century, and shows the tragedies it brings to those who are involved with it until it is returned to its rightful place in the breast of a Hindu idol representing the goddess of love. In this episode Nang-Fu sends a messenger who summons Mary to his secret lair and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921
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    In defence of our dreams. Catalog Record Only

    Series: includes lectures by various scholars and activists, and two documentaries. Examines multiple issues from Indian history, civics, gender issues and politics that are being dictated by caste and religion-based agendas. Demonstrates how such issues led to Gujarat riots in 2002 and discusses what needs to be done to prevent it from happening again. On this disc, Sohail Hashmi, Digant Oza, and Praful Bidwai ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Bhārat ki chhāp. Independent India, 1947 to the present / Catalog Record Only

    A 13-part video series on the history of science and technology on the Indian subcontinent. The attainment of independence has brought the challenge of development. The application of new technologies have brought benefits, but often the price is heavy. The proposed Narmada river dam system will provide water for agriculture, and electric power, but controverial issues like displacement of people, and loss of forests ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
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    Sita's family Catalog Record Only

    Documentary film explore the personal experience of a mother who had taken an active part in the struggle against colonialism.

    • Contributor: Dewan, Saba
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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    The Hope diamond mystery. Lash of hate / Catalog Record Only

    This fifteen-part serial drama follows the story of the Hope diamond, beginning in the sixteenth century, and shows the tragedies it brings to those who are involved with it until it is returned to its rightful place in the breast of a Hindu idol representing the goddess of love. In this episode Dakar, the Hiundu servant who now has the diamond, arrives with an ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921
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    The Hope diamond mystery. Flames of despair / Catalog Record Only

    This fifteen-part serial drama follows the story of the Hope diamond, beginning in the sixteenth century, and shows the tragedies it brings to those who are involved with it until it is returned to its rightful place in the breast of a Hindu idol representing the goddess of love. In this episode Ghung, wishing to appear a hero, accuses Tavanier of the kidnapping. Bibi ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921
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    Subarṇa-rekhā / Catalog Record Only

    Story tells about a family of Hindu refugees from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) who struggle to find a new home in West Bengal. Ishwar Chakravorty gets a job near the river Subarnarekha and goes there with his little sister Shita and Abhiram, a low-caste young boy from the refugee camp he has adopted after the boy's mother had been abducted. They hope to find ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Mahabalipuram : world cultural heritage site. Catalog Record Only

    Not viewed. Source used: videodisc container. viewing copy; Received: ca. 6-2004 from New Delhi OvOp office; purchase; LC Purchase Collection.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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    Nuvurugappina nippu : aravai ēṇḍla Telaṅgāṇa koṭlāṭa / Catalog Record Only

    Documentary film on the sixty years struggle of Telengana separate state-hood movement.

    • Contributor: Cinnā-Khann - Āndhrapradēś Prajākaḷāmaṇḍali (Hyderabad, India)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013
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    Aur Irani chai / Catalog Record Only

    Documentary on the Iranians who own and manage cafes (famous for Irani tea) as their family business in Bombay, India.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Rabba hun kee kariye-- thus departed our neighbours / Catalog Record Only

    Documentary with interviews, a retrospective view of the crimes in 1947 among Muslim, Hindu and Sikh, resulting from the division of India. The truncated Punjabs bore scars of large scale killings as each was being cleansed of their minorities. Sixty years later, the perpetrators speak up regarding the organized violence of genocide. Without rancour and with great pain, a generation unburdens its heart, hoping ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Treasure house : quintessential Northeast India in one kaleidoscopic show reel / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary film on the Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures of Northeast India and the role it plays in filming the diversity of life and social customs found in India.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Bhāratanā deśī rajavāḍānā rājya cinhonā phoṭogrāpha = Coat of arms of Indian princely states / Catalog Record Only

    Caption of names and state with year given in English.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
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    Bhārat ki chhāp. The Stone Age till 3500 B.C. / Catalog Record Only

    A 13-part video series on the history of science and technology on the Indian subcontinent. In this episode, contemporary tribal communities who continue to practise certain stone age techniques are observed. Shown are cave paintings a Bhimbaitka; women gathering forest produce in Bastar; preparations for a wazwaan feast in a Kashmir village; shepards of the nomadic Gujjar tribe, and Navratri celebrations in Bombay.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
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    Shahjahanabad : the twilight years "1850-1947". Catalog Record Only

    History of Delhi (earlier name Shahjahanabad) from 1850 to 1947.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
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    The shadow lines Catalog Record Only

    Documentary film on Separatist movement in Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh.

    • Contributor: Aman, Prem Kumar - Public Service Broadcasting Trust (New Delhi, India) - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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    Gulbarga Kannada / Catalog Record Only

    English and Kannada with some English subtitles. Narration: Roopa Nagesh, M. Adbul Reman Pasha. Concept, design & advice, Udaya Narayana Singh ; design, planning & supervision, Lingadevaru Halemane ; music, Nagaraja Rao Hawaldar ; editor, Girish Babu. Copyright notice on disc: Central Institute of Indian Languages. "CIIL, Bhasha Mandakini Programme." Partially viewed for credits. Sources used: videodisc container; cataloging record from OvOp field office. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Vikāsa bandūka kī nāla se / Catalog Record Only

    This film examines state orchestrated violence against indigenous and local people whenever they protest against development projects on their lands. The filmmakers present examples from all over the India. In each case, the local police force has been deployed to brutalise and even kill protestors, often on trumped up charges of violence.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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    Hamāre gāṃva meṃ hamārā rājya / Catalog Record Only

    Documentary on autonomy movement by the tribals of Jharkhand and tribal self rule through panchayats and gram sabha.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Life and death of a dynasty / Catalog Record Only

    Filmmakers Anne and Robert Drew probe the personal lives and conflicts of Jawaharlal Nehru, his daughter Indira Gandhi, and grandson Rajiv Gandhi--the ruling family of Indian democracy for 39 years.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Peoples vision-- an interface between people and politicians / Catalog Record Only

    Documentary on the present political situation and role of political parties in Jammu and Kashmir.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005