Mahatma Gandhi, twentieth century prophet

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  • Creator [presented by] the American Academy of Asian Studies ; produced and written by Edith Martin
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication Anniversary edition. [Place of publication not identified] : Don Lane Pictures ; Wakonda, SD : distributed by Real Films, [1998] ©1998
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videocassette (approximately 45 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in
  • ISBNs 9780966332001, 0966332008
  • OCLC ocm38922957
  • Credits
    • Film material collected by A.K. Chettiar for The Documentary Films, Ltd., Madras, India ; technical advisor, A.K. Chettiar ; edited by Robert B. Warwick ; musical direction, Edward Paul ; composition, Charles Koff ; narrated by Quentin Reynolds


  • Follows the life of Gandhi, with emphasis on his philosophy of nonviolent noncooperation. Archival films show events in his life such as the great salt march and the home-spinning movement, both important milestones in India's journey toward independence from Britain. "This film is not Gandhi as staged by Hollywood. This is the real Gandhi as documented by more than 200 cameramen in India, England, and South Africa from 1912 to 1948"--Container.


  • VHS format.
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