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Picture show   /pˈɪktʃər ʃoʊ/   Listen
Picture show

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, motion picture, movie, moving-picture show, moving picture, pic, picture.  "The film was shot on location"

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"Picture show" Quotes from Famous Books

... to us seemed coherent enough. Apparently she had entire memory of her past actions and, in general, of what she had said. Her own statements convinced us as much as anything else of her unreliability at times. It seems she had run away and gone to a picture show and had fallen asleep there. When she got out it was very late, but it was election night and people were about on the street. She finally was accosted by a woman who took her home. After her story of ...
— Pathology of Lying, Etc. • William and Mary Healy

... at every sharp sound. But still no sign from the Bolsheviki; the soldiers stayed in the barracks, the workmen in the factories.... We went to a moving picture show near the Kazan Cathedral-a bloody Italian film of passion and intrigue. Down front were some soldiers and sailors, staring at the screen in childlike wonder, totally unable to comprehend why there should be so much violent running ...
— Ten Days That Shook the World • John Reed

... "I—er—I don't want any job! Oh, this is dreadful, horrible! It's one of Tom Rover's jokes! I might have known it. Sent me all the way to Ashton to try to get a position in a horrid moving picture show! Oh, this is the worst ever!" And looking the picture of despair, poor Tubbs rushed from the drug store, with the laughter of the proprietor, the show man, and the girls ringing in ...
— The Rover Boys in Alaska - or Lost in the Fields of Ice • Arthur M. Winfield

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

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