Definition of Film star

1. Noun. A star who plays leading roles in the cinema.

Exact synonyms: Movie Star
Generic synonyms: Movie Actor, Screen Actor, Lead, Principal, Star

Definition of Film star

1. Noun. (British) A movie star ¹

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Film Star Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Film Star

film industry
film maker
film making
film noir
film noirs
film out
film over
film producer
film projector
film projectors
film punctuation
film set
film sets
film speed
film speeds
film star (current term)
film strip
film writer

Literary usage of Film star

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Teaching Adolescent Writers by Kelly Gallagher (2006)
"Film: Star Trek: Nemesis Hook technique: Start with humor First paragraph of the review: I'm sitting there during Star Trek: Nemesis, the 10th Star Trek ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"Adams—Cecil Adams—was everybody's favorite film star. His were the features which were most familiar to mankind from China to Peru. ..."

3. Film Folk: "close-ups" of the Men, Women, and Children who Make the "movies" by Robert Leicester Wagner (1918)
""How I became a film star" always gets over; and in the case of Marguerite it was especially exciting, for did she not step right out of a home of wealth ..."

4. The Theatre of Science: A Volume of Progress and Achievement in the Motion by Robert Grau (1914)
"For several seasons she was a "head- liner" in the vaudevilles ; but her success as a film star has been far greater than her dramatic and vaudeville ..."

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