Written by a veteran New York Times correspondent and editor in consultation with Richard Attenborough soon after he completed the groundbreaking film Gandhi, this richly illustrated volume offers an astounding variety of photographs of one of the great figures of the twentieth century.
Gandhi: A Pictorial Biography includes more than 150 historical photos from official Indian archives, text by Gerald Gold discussing Gandhi's life from boyhood through his last days, and a special section of comparison photos from the movie, plus an afterword by Sir Richard Attenborough.
About the Author
Sir Richard Attenborough's international film career spans sixty years. His movie Gandhi received eight Academy Awards® in 1983, including Best Picture and Best Director. Attenborough studied Gandhi for twenty years in preparation for the movie.
Richard Attenborough is the director of the 1982 film Gandhi, winner of eight Academy Awards®, including Best Picture and Best Director. His international film and stage career as an actor, producer, and director spans sixty years.