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LEGEND OF THE LOST – Bourne & Shepherd

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The four-storied Gothic structure of Bourne & Shepherd, which stands almost unnoticed next to the glamorous Metropolitan Building on S N Banerjee Road in Kolkata, was once one of the oldest photographic studios in the world. Today the building wears a barren look, just another discarded and neglected slice of cruel

LEGEND OF THE LOST – Metro Cinema Hall

Metro Cinema Hall Calcutta in Black and White

The Metro Cinema Hall was built by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, an American Production Company, based in Beverly Hills, USA in 1934 to promote their films in Calcutta, which had a large English-speaking population of Britishers. Designed by Thomas W. Lamb, a Scottish born New York based theatre architect, The Metro had a

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