Edward Johnson Collection of Indian film posters and promotional material

Made:
1935-1985
maker:
Johnson, Edward Hotspur

This archive collection of Indian cinema memorabilia was compiled by Edward Johnson. It is comprised of posters, film stills, lobby cards and booklets and relates to Bollywood cinema from 1938 – 1985.

The materials in this archive relate to several films by Filmistan Ltd. such as Anarkali (1953), Munimji (1955) and Paying Guest (1957) and Mehboob Productions such as Mother India (1957) and Aan (1956). Other films represented include Amar, Akbah, Anthony (1977), Bazaar (1982), Daag (1952), Pakeezah (1971) and Sikandar (1941).

A detailed listing for this archive is available.

Details

Extent:
c. 300 items
Identifier:
EHJ
Subject:
Western, Cinema, Bollywood
Access:
Access is given in accordance with the NMeM access policy. Material from this collection is available to researchers through the museum’s Insight facility
System of Arrangement: