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"

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Motion-picture Show

motile leukocyte
motility test
motility test medium
motion-picture camera
motion-picture fan
motion-picture film
motion-picture photography
motion-picture show (current term)
motion capture
motion of confidence
motion of no confidence
motion perception
motion picture
motion pictures
motion sickness
motion study

Literary usage of Motion-picture show

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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, ..."

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