- Rated: Unrated
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 51 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: September 23, 2003
- Originally Released: 1970
- Label: Merchant Ivory
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: This is a new, Digital Transfer.
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.78
- Additional Release Material:
- "Helen, Queen of the Nautch Girls" - Documentary Short About the Legendary Bollywood Dancer, Helen
- "Conversations With the Filmmakers"
Performers, Cast and Crew:
A successful English novelist comes to India in search of new sensations in BOMBAY TALKIE. She soon becomes involved with a poverty-stricken film writer and would-be poet, and a dashing, married film star. However, culture-clash and other complications ensue in this early film by James Ivory, starring Sashi Kapoor and Jennifer Kendal.
Theatrical Release |
- Theatrical release: October 1970.
- BOMBAY TALKIE was shot on location in Bombay and Elephanta.
- The lovers in BOMBAY TALKIE, Shashi Kapoor and Jennifer Kendal, were married in real life.
- Merchant-Ivory producer Ismail Merchant appears as a film producer in the opening production number in BOMBAY TALKIE.
- James Ivory considers BOMBAY TALKIE one of his favorite films.