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India’s first exhibition of original Indian movie posters

There The oldest poster on display is from the movie Hunterwali Ki Beti (1943).

This year, the Heritage Transport Museum is celebrating its 7th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the museum has organized India’s first exhibition of original Indian movie posters and lobby cards.

Titled “Moments in Motion”, the exhibition includes more than 60 posters and over 100 lobby cards spanning over 5 decades. The artworks include modes of transport that were part of the storyline of a movie.

The oldest poster on display is from the movie Hunterwali Ki Beti (1943) and the latest is from the movie Chalti Ka Naam Zindagi (1982).

Lobby cards were film posters or scenes printed on card stock and were usually displayed in theatre lobbies.

The exhibition begins on December 5, 2020 and will be open for public till January 31, 2021.

 
 
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