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Duration: 55 minutes

Documentary telling the story of Rolls-Royce in India through the fortunes of India's princes.

Combining newly-shot high-definition sequences, archive film and photographs, this film follows the princes from the zenith of British imperial power in the early 1900s, through to their decline in the aftermath of independence in 1947.

Contributors include: HH Shriji Arvind Singh, the Maharana of Udaipur; Manvendra Barwani, Rana of Barwani; Pranlal Bhogilal, India's foremost Rolls-Royce collector; and Sharada Dwivedi, writer and cultural commentator.

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Thu 25 Oct 2012 01:30 BBC Four

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