These photographs show Hindi movie director AR Kardar taking a screen test of two new girls in 1951. James Burke, of Life Magazine, took these photos.
Whimsically looking into the distance is a skill all actresses must have.
That’s good for the actress, right? RIGHT??
Don’t they have changing rooms?!!?
Which is fine because maybe the scene calls for skimpy clothes.
Is the rear-view admiration also necessary?
Imagine standing in a bikini talking to people in suits.
Yep, yep, yep. That has got to be uncomfortable.
Makes me wonder if she got the part. Does anyone know?
Doesn’t look like the outfit needs much adjusting.
Did she remove the sari and blouse first, then put the blouse back on and do this??? (Check photo 3).