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  • n. a camera that takes a sequence of photographs that can give the illusion of motion when viewed in rapid succession


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  • The princess spent much of the afternoon filming with her cine-camera, so engrossed that she asked for tea to be served on the viewing platform rather than miss anything by going inside.

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  • My own Littleshire has a retired sergeant who once had an 8mm cine-camera. on February 28, 2010 at 1: 22 pm Claustrophobic inspector

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  • Born to a factory worker and an accounting clerk, this three-time Oscar-winning high school dropout showed signs of filmmaking flair as a child, crafting short movies with a Super 8 cine-camera in New Zealand.

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  • Pakulin could feel his heavy SMENA cine-camera hum as its film came up to speed.

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  • There was no bell, so Ulrike used the doorknocker, which was shaped like an old-time cine-camera.

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  • Here he withdrew the sealed film cassette from his miniature camera, replaced it with a fresh one -- or one - that appeared to be fresh - unscrewed the back of his cine-camera, inserted the miniature and screwed home the back plate of the cinecamera.

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  • He showed Tracchia the cine-camera with the crisscross of scratches round each of the four screws securing the plate at the back, produced a pocket-knife, selected a small screw-driver, removed the plate and extracted the micro camera.

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  • Yes, there they were, of course, a tall, thin youth winding away at a cine-camera like an Italian at a barrel-organ, and beside him a heavy-weight Israelite, dancing a war-dance, waving bunches of typescript and howling at me to stand clear.

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  • But that was also the week when my uncle - the proud, indeed boastful, owner of a priceless luxury item known as a "cine-camera" - would put on a film show, for which he would command the attendance of the entire Morrison clan plus any neighbours not quick-witted enough to have a prior engagement.

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  • After leaving Archway County School in 1934 he worked for Newman & Sinclair, the cine-camera makers, as a technician, alongside his two brothers, Jim my father and Reg.

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