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Ismail Merchant on India, Adapting Novels, and Producing Films.

Film producer Ismail Merchant, who, with film director James Ivory, is responsible for films like "The Bostonians," and "Room with a View." His upcoming film, "Maurice," is, like "Room with a View," an adaptation of an E.M. Forster novel.


Other segments from the episode on September 10, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 10, 1987: Interview with Bruce Chatwin; Review of Skid Roper and Mojoe Nixon's song "Elvis is Everywhere"; Interview with Ismail Merchant; Review of the film "A…


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