- of or relating to motion-picture sound effects produced manually: a Foley artist.
Origin of Foley
after Jack Foley, sound-effect pioneer at Universal Pictures in the 1930s
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Examples from the Web for foley
Obama only disclosed the failed mission after Foley was beheaded on camera by his ISIS captors in August.Did U.S. Policy Get Luke Somers Killed?
December 6, 2014
In Foley Square, a 6-year-old named Marabella sits under a sign that reads, “NYPD Explain This To My Child.”Even Grade School Kids Are Protesting the Garner Killing Now
December 6, 2014
Foley was held in Syria at the same location as several European hostages.Foley Family to White House: You Saved Bergdahl. Why Not Our Son?
October 24, 2014
ISIS answered some limited strikes by posting the video that shows Foley kneeling in an orange jumpsuit.
Like the Foley video, the Sotloff video was intended for an American audience.
Foley had determined to master this secret of iron-splitting, and he would yet do it.
Like Foley, Phipps proved more fortunate in his second voyage than in his first.
The vessel that approached the third, was the Thunderer, Captain Foley.
This enabled Foley, Hood, and one or two more to pass that fast ship.
Francis, tell Foley I'll be in the manager's office in five minutes.Wandl the Invader
Raymond King Cummings
- films the US name for footsteps editor
C20: named after J.D. Foley (1891-1967), US sound editor
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