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The Maharajas' Motor Car: The Story of Rolls-Royce in India

Documentary which tells the story of Rolls-Royce in India by following the fortunes of India's princes from the zenith of British imperial power to the decline after independence.

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.

56 minutes

Last on

Wed 29 Nov 2017 00:00

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Role Contributor
Producer Patrick Mark
Director Patrick Mark

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