Show Business: Meeting of Two Masters

Sir David Lean and Lord Snowdon take aim at A Passage to India

Last winter in Bangalore, India, a pair of Englishmen stood peering through camera lenses. Two more Westerners squinting into viewfinders — nothing new to India. But these were no tourists out for holiday views of the East. One was Sir David Lean, director of Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago, shooting his first film in 14 years, an adaptation of E.M. Forster's A Pas sage to India. A few yards away was Lord Snowdon, the photographer who expelled posture and plumage from celebrity portraits, arching for shots of the...

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