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Films

159. Films

See also 315. PHOTOGRAPHY .

atmospherics
special effects, extras, and the like used in order to establish an intended background or mood for a film.
bioscope
1. a film projector of the early 20th century.
2. British. a motion-picture theater.
cinematics
the art or principles of making motion pictures.
cinematography
the art or technique of motion-picture photography. cinematographer , cinematographist , n. cinematographic , adj.
cinemese
language typical of the cinema, as that used in film dialogue or in film criticism.
cinephilia
avid moviegoing. cinephile , n., adj.
kinematograph, kinetograph
a motion-picture camera.
nickelodeon
an early name for a cinema, so called because of the five-cent admission charge. See also 284. MUSIC .
praxinoscope
an instrument that represents the effect of moving images on a screen.
scenarist
the writer of scenarios, story lines for motion pictures.
tachyscope
a type of kinescope that presents the effect of moving pictures by use of a rotating glass plate with images attached to it.
vitascope
an early form of motion-picture projector.
zoopraxiscope
an early form of motion-picture projector.

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