wiki:Devdas (1928)

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1928 St c.8000 ft b&w d Naresh Chandra Mitra pc Eastern Films Syndicate st Saratchandra Chattopadhyay c NitinBose? 1pPhani Burma, Naresh Mitra, Mani Ghosh, Tinkari Chakraborty, Kanaknarayan Bhup, Tarakbala (aka Miss Light). Niharbala, Rama Devi

First version of Saratchandra's novel later filmed by New Theatres 0935). A review in the Bengali journal Nachghar said tha.t despite its 'theatrical ruggedness', the film was well scripted and showed a distinct Bengaii touch as against the Madan style. Mitra was praised for his attempt to express character through mise en scene