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Babubhai Mistri

Director

“After watching the film [Invisible Man (1933)], I told Vijubhai that I had no idea how they did such tricks in the movie, but that I could replicate some of those tricks. So, with the help of a cameraman, I demonstrated for him some tricks like a cigarette being smoked ‘invisibly’ using a mesh of black threads, on a black backdrop. Vijubhai much liked the camera tricks and needless to say, I… Read more
“After watching the film [Invisible Man (1933)], I told Vijubhai that I had no idea how they did such tricks in the movie, but that I could replicate some of those tricks. So, with the help of a cameraman, I demonstrated for him some tricks like a cigarette being smoked ‘invisibly’ using a mesh of black threads, on a black backdrop. Vijubhai much liked the camera tricks and needless to say, I was rechristened by him as the ‘Black Thread’.” Read less
Babubhai Mistri