Set of six old Bollywood movie showcards of the hit Hindi film, The Great Gambler (1979) for sale.
This is an actual surviving vintage Bollywood showcard set of the 1979 thriller that featured the greatest superstar of Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role.
Printed and circulated during the first release of the film (late 1970s), this set of original Bollywood showcards was designed and printed for publicity of the film inside a cinema hall.
This is a rare surviving complete set of showcards that was actually issued to a cinema hall that screened the film, making it highly collectible!
Showcards were used as pin ups on notice boards inside the foyers of cinema halls. The corner of each showcard would be punched with a ring hole to allow cinemas to pin them up on notice boards with ease.
This beautiful collection of six different showcards from the hit Amitabh Bachchan movie, The Great Gambler features an interesting collage of photographic artwork. Each individual showcard has a combination of photographic stills taken from key scenes and songs in the film.
The Great Gambler is a 1979 Bollywood thriller directed by Shakti Samanta, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman and Neetu Singh. This Amitabh movie was a hit at the box office owing largely to key scenes shot at expensive foreign locations as well as its gripping plot based on international gangsters, spies and secret agents.
The song “Do Lafzon Ki Hai Dil Ki Kahaani” shot on a moving Gondola in Venice’s Grand Canal was a stellar success and is played till today.
Old Bollywood movie still photo of the hit Shakti Samanta film, Kashmir Ki Kali (1964) for sale.
This is an actual surviving old Bollywood lobby card of the 1964 box office hit that featured the Elvis Presley of India, Shammi Kapoor in the lead role.
Kashmir Ki Kali was the first Hindi film to star Sharmila Tagore, marking her Bollywood debut.
Printed and circulated during the original first release of the film (somewhere in the early 1960s), this old Bollywood movie still photo was printed for publicity of the film.
This beautiful vintage Bollywood movie lobby card was designed and printed for publicity of the film and was actually used inside a theater that screened Kashmir Ki Kali. The four corners of the lobby card feature punched holes and display visible pin hole markings – tell tale sings of being pinned on the notice board of a movie theater.
This old Bollywood movie lobby card was designed by taking a still photograph from the film and mounting it on a board. An iconic scene from the film Kashmir Ki Kali is captured in this old Bollywood movie still photo. Shammi Kapoor is seen with a very young Sharmila Tagore in the foreground while actor Pran is seen in a distance. The photograph has a beautiful vintage tint and is black and white except for the flowers, which appear in color.
Kashmir Ki Kali is a 1964 Bollywood movie directed by Shakti Samanta, starring Shammi Kapoor and Sharmila Tagore in lead roles. The film’s memorable music was composed by O.P. Nayyar. Chartbusters from the film like “Yeh chand sa roshan chehra” and “Deewana hua badal” are played till today.