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India Heritage:Performing Arts:Cinema In India:History:The Pioneers
Swamikannu Vincent

Film activity shifted to Madras in 1905 when Swamikannu Vincent organized his touring cinema. He travelled throughout South India with a projector and films, providing a synchronized sound effect by combining the movie projector and a gramaphone.

Thanks to Vincent, Bombay and Calcutta were no longer the only cities with their very own cinema shows.


So Many Cinemas
Author - B.D. Garga
Publishers - Eminence Designs Private Limited.

Encyclopaedia of Indian Cinema.
Author -Ashish Rajadhyaksha and Paul Willemen
Publishers -Oxford University Press.

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