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Motion picture   /mˈoʊʃən pˈɪktʃər/   Listen
Motion picture

noun
1.
A form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement.  Synonyms: film, flick, motion-picture show, movie, moving-picture show, moving picture, pic, picture, picture show.  "The film was shot on location"



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"Motion picture" Quotes from Famous Books



... promising again to see them on Saturday, and the girls, feeling too upset to settle down to the quietness of a motion picture house, went out to walk up and down in the sunshine of Pennsylvania Avenue until it was time to meet Mr. Littell and Libbie ...
— Betty Gordon in Washington • Alice B. Emerson

... road," Leary answered. "The old girl has got a few thousands tucked away and I'm goin' to pick her up and buy a motion picture joint or a candy and soda shop somewhere in the big lakes—one of those places that freeze up all winter, so I can have a chance to rest. The old girl has a place in mind. The climate will be good for my ...
— Blacksheep! Blacksheep! • Meredith Nicholson

... strange that the world's best actors and singers are now grasping the opportunity to make their best efforts permanent through the instrumentality of the motion picture films and the talking machine records. This same feeling, minus the glow of enthusiasm that at least attends the actor during the work, is present in more or less degree in the ...
— The Psychology of Management - The Function of the Mind in Determining, Teaching and - Installing Methods of Least Waste • L. M. Gilbreth



Words linked to "Motion picture" :   flick, episode, collage film, motion-picture show, credits, videotape, talking picture, synchronize, shoot, product, docudrama, dub, show, final cut, shoot-'em-up, documentary film, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, feature film, film noir, credit, telefilm, subtitle, slow motion, silent picture, musical comedy, silents, 3-D, production, sequence, caption, cinema verite, home movie, three-d, short subject, documentary, talkie, silent movie, film, feature, moving-picture show, take, musical theater, picture show, rough cut, musical, reshoot, tape, synchronise, skin flick, moving picture, movie, infotainment, pic, coming attraction, scene, shot, 3D



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