Re: SHOLAY (1975, Ramesh Sippy)

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Mon, 28 Jul 1997 10:19:15 -0700 (PDT)

Dennis--

Sholay is, I believe, available in video from FACETS. Below is our
catalog record for it. If FACETS doesn't have it, try Atlantic Video
(check out http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/Distributors.html for
address/phone)

Good luck!

Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
510-643-8566
ghandman@library.berkeley.edu

Title: Sholay [videorecording] / a United Producers Picture ;
Sippy Films.
[Bombay] : Apollo Video , [199-?].
1 videocasssette (188 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

Performer: Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Jaya Bhaduri, Sanjeev Kumar,
Amitabh Bachchan, Amjad Khan, Lella Mishra, Sachin, A.
K. Hangal.

Summary: In this film, India's best-known "curry" western, two
adventurous crooks are hired by ex-cop, Thakur, to
hunt down the dreaded dacoit Gabbar Singh who
massacred Thakur's family. A technically accomplished
film, it uses spectacular cinematography, popular
music and dialogues that became famous
throughout the country.

Notes: Videocassette release of 1975 motion picture.
VHS.
In Hindi with English subtitles.