Definition of Filmdom

1. Noun. The personnel of the film industry. "A star of stage and screen"

Exact synonyms: Screen, Screenland
Generic synonyms: Film Industry, Movie Industry



Definition of Filmdom

1. Noun. The film (movie) industry; the people who work in that industry ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Filmdom

1. the motion-picture industry [n -S]

Filmdom Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Filmdom

film projector
film projectors
film punctuation
film set
film sets
film speed
film speeds
film star
film strip
film writer
filmable
filmanthropy
filmcard
filmcards
filmcoated
filmdom (current term)
filmdoms
filmed
filmer
filmers
filmgoer
filmgoers
filmgoing
filmi
filmic
filmically
filmier
filmiest
filmily
filminess

Literary usage of Filmdom

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

1. The Web by Emerson Hough (1919)
"Los Angeles had considerable to do with the stoppage of propaganda by means of motion pictures, that city being the capital of filmdom. ..."

2. The Morals of the Movie by Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer (1922)
"... appetite for a clearer and a fuller view, and we have been taken so far that now, surely, there is but little which any of us has not seen in filmdom. ..."

3. Transactions of the Commonwealth Club of California by Commonwealth Club of California (1922)
"moral, tragedy, debauchery, relationships between the sexes in filmdom which would not be tolerated off the movie stage and among people generally; ..."

4. Camera by Columbia Photographic Society, Philadelphia (1916)
""The big advertisement has its place in filmdom if the story succeeds in maintaining the interest from start to finish, but you must remember that a whole ..."

5. The Standard by American Ethical Union (1920)
"Let no one blame any present worker in filmdom if his or her contribution is not of the highest. It is up to those who can do better to get in and do it. ..."

6. The Dramatic Index for ...: Covering Articles and Illustrations Concerning edited by Anne C. Sutherland, Frederick Winthrop Faxon, Mary Estella Bates (1916)
"Woman's conquest in filmdom. R. Grau. il. Motion Pict Supp. 1 : S.'15, 41-4. When the player grows tired. EH Sothern and Anna Held. il. ..."

7. Stage and Screenby Marion Howard Brazier by Marion Howard Brazier (1920)
"Fred Stone, a product of Colorado, has made one or two excursions into filmdom, displaying his acrobatic skill and agility. For a combination of humor and ..."

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