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  • n. The main, full-length film in a cinema program that also included a short film and often a newsreel
  • n. Any film produced to be shown in cinemas before being released for home viewing

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  • n. the principal (full-length) film in a program at a movie theater


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  • In 1914 a motion-picture company arranged to make a feature film of the, play, and Dick and I went with their outfit to Santiago de Cuba, where, twenty years earlier, he had found the inspiration for his story and out of which city and its environs he had fashioned his supposititious republic of Olancho.

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  • Indeed, the first “100 percent all-talking” feature film to be released,* Lights of New York 1928, was a gangster film.

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  • After a career as a movie executive, Squire joined the faculty of the USC School of Cinema-Television, where he teaches movie business, their internship program, the feature film case study class and screenwriting.

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  • The Joy Luck Club was adapted into a feature film in 1994, for which Amy Tan was a co-screenwriter with Ron Bass and a co-producer with Bass and Wayne Wang.

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  • Mr. Blume has served as chief financial officer at Solomon International Enterprises, an international television distribution and broadcasting company; as senior vice president, finance, for Largo Entertainment, a feature film company; and as chief financial officer of Hemdale Film Corporation.

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  • He returned one last time to do another Frosty special, a feature film called Frosty and Rudolph, Christmas in July.

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  • Coordinating all the details is the daily responsibility of production management, recounted by Michael Grillo, head of feature film production at DreamWorks SKG.

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  • His graphic novel, Road To Perdition, has been made into a DreamWorks feature film starring Tom Hanks and Paul Newman, directed by Sam Mendes.

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