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Synonyms for celluloid

highly flammable substance made from cellulose nitrate and camphor

artificial as if portrayed in a film


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The film, they said, would hopefully be a valuable addition to the celluloid scene.
New Delhi, [India], Sep 06 ( ANI ): 'Lucknow Central' unites power packed actors like Farhan Akhtar, Gippy Grewal, Diana Penty, Deepak Dobriyal, Ronit Roy, Rajesh Sharma, Inaamulhaq, Uday Tikekar, Sukh Kunwar on celluloid in a real life story that revolves around the life of prisoners.
The feature article, penned by Jay Blotcher, included interviews with Michael Schiavi, author of the biography Celluloid Activist: The Life and Times of Vito Russo, and Jeffrey Schwarz, director of the 2011 documentary Vito.
I still had my friendly celluloid and wood slide rule, although the cardboard box was no longer in a condition to hold it.
They have released a film discovery app, Celluloid , based on award winning technologies that were developed by US tech and media executive Dwight Marcus, in which Morad invested in 2001 for development, and which they are now using on license.
A second and parallel debate concerns the continuing decline of celluloid acquisition in favour of digital capture, with a consequent collapse of the film manufacture, processing and related services.
Lars von Trier, co-founder of the avant-garde Dogma 95 filmmaking movement, concurs, arguing that "there's a lot of talent that could be freed by less respect" for the rituals of the celluloid cult.
Celluloid Nights is a fourhour marathon at Thinktank from 7pm on Wednesday celebrating 'the enduring chemistry of film' in honour of pioneering scientist Alexander Parkes who was born 200 years ago this December.
Worldwide, celluloid has been the material of choice for table-tennis balls since 1930.
CREDITS: An Alliance Films (in Canada) release of a PT Merantau Films/XYZ Films/ Celluloid Nightmares presentation.
It's a Vito Russo renaissance as the late activist and author of The Celluloid Closet is explored in a comprehensive new biography and documentary
The earliest materials that most people would call plastic were the semi-synthetic plastics such as cellulose nitrate, better known as celluloid.
A total of 1910 pens were crafted: 246 (representing 24th June 1910, the date on which the Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili was founded) celluloid and carbon fibre fountain, ballpoint and roller ball pens; another 246 of each made of celluloid and silver and another 167 of each of the respective mechanical pencils and 25 each of the four series in celluloid and solid 18k gold.
Marubbio divides the characters into three groups--Celluloid Princess, Sexualized Maiden, and the Hybrid Celluloid Maiden--based on the qualities they exhibit and the purpose they serve in the films' plotlines.