Definition of Motion-picture show
1. Noun. A form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement. "The film was shot on location"
Generic synonyms: Product, Production, Show
Terms within: Episode, Sequence, Credit, Caption, Subtitle, Credits, Scene, Shot
Specialized synonyms: Telefilm, Feature, Feature Film, Final Cut, Home Movie, Collage Film, Coming Attraction, Shoot-'em-up, Short Subject, Docudrama, Documentary, Documentary Film, Infotainment, Cinema Verite, Film Noir, Skin Flick, Rough Cut, Silent Movie, Silent Picture, Silents, Slow Motion, Talkie, Talking Picture, 3-d, 3d, Three-d, Musical, Musical Comedy, Musical Theater
Examples of category: Dub, Synchronise, Synchronize, Film, Shoot, Take, Tape, Videotape, Reshoot
Derivative terms: Film, Film
Motion-picture Show Pictures
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Motion-picture Show
Literary usage of Motion-picture show
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. War and Laughter by James Oppenheim (1916)
"THE OUTDOOR MOTION PICTURE SHOW *• ^ walls of the stockade, DED and green lamps were strung along the four Back, on the rocky hill, and the up-sloping ..."
2. The Case of American Drama by Thomas Herbert Dickinson (1915)
"is needed to convince one of the truth of this, a study of the situation of the vaudeville show in comparison with the motion-picture show will be ..."
3. Modern Drama and Opera: Reading Lists on the Works of Various Authors by Clara A. Mulliken Norton, Frank Keller Walter, Fanny Elsie Marquand, Archibald Henderson (1915)
"(See Lippincott's Howe, Frederic C. What to do with the motion-picture show; shall it be censored? (See Outlook, 107: 412- 16, June 20, 1914. ..."
4. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1920)
"Every football or baseball game, every parade, every pageant, and every motion picture show adds its testimony. The rise of the popularity of motion ..."
5. Modern Theatre Construction by Edward Bernard Kinsila (1917)
"Nothing herein contained shall prevent the construction of a thoroughly fireproof building above a fireproof theatre, opera house or motion picture show, ..."
6. Motion Picture Making and Exhibiting: A Comprehensive Volume Treating the by John B. Rathbun (1914)
"... buildings in which motion picture show places are included, shall be changed so as to supply for each person for whom seating accommodation is provided, ..."