Bengali Film Directory is an archive of Bengali films (in English).
Bengali, also known by its endonym Bangla (বাংলা), is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in South Asia.
Black and white, often abbreviated B/W or B&W, and hyphenated black-and-white when used as an adjective, is any of several monochrome forms in visual arts.
The Cinémathèque Française is a French film organization that holds one of the largest archives of film documents and film-related objects in the world.
Gujarati people or Gujaratis (ગુજરાતી) are an ethnic group traditionally from Gujarat that speak Gujarati, an Indo-Aryan language.
Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.
Madan Theatre Company, is also known as Madan Theatres Limited or in short, Madan Theatres was a film production company founded by Jamshedji Framji Madan, one of the pioneers of Indian Cinema.
The National Film Archive of India was established as a media unit of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in February 1964.
A Parsi (or Parsee) means "Persian" in the "Persian Language", which today mainly refers to a member of a Zoroastrian community, one of two (the other being Iranis) mainly located in India, with a few in Pakistan.
A silent film is a film with no synchronized recorded sound (and in particular, no spoken dialogue).