wiki:British Dominion Films

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British Dominion Films

Dhiren Ganguly’s third and best-known silent studio, set up in 1929 in Dumdum, Calcutta. Board of directors comprised P.C. Barua, the Rajahs of Puri, Khadia and Patna, Tarubala Sen, N.N. Mukherjee and K.C. Roy Choudhury with Ganguly as managing director. Financially supported by royalty, it also sought colonial state support. Productions include first films by Debaki Bose, writer-film-maker Dinesh Ranjan Das and cameramen Sailen Bose and Dronacharya. Made only eight films. Closed down in 1930 as victim of the change to sound.