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Mademoiselle Diamond Newby



Since the beginning of our cinema history. Anglo Indian women proved they were heroine material. As more and more Hindu and Muslim women joined the fray, they were pushed to taking smaller roles. But, back to the '30s."The dance by Yonne Harroll was not well shot. The girl looks 'sexy'...but this element was not exploited in His Higness." a critic laments. Another moans, Mlle. Diamond Newby gave a beautiful Indianised dance, but too short!" However, all was not alas and alack for the brunette beauty."Pupil of Ripman's School of Dancing, London, Mademoiselle Diamond threatens to wrest the monopoly od Oriental Dances by her engagements on the Indian screen." She was "Grace with a vengeance of beauty and youth thrown in."

- Filmfare July 1-15, 1988 celebrating 75 years of Indian Cinema.

There is not a single bit of info. available online about these women.

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