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Foley

[ foh-lee ]
/ ˈfoʊ li /
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adjective

of or relating to motion-picture sound effects produced manually: a Foley artist.

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Origin of Foley

after Jack Foley, sound-effect pioneer at Universal Pictures in the 1930s
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foley

foley artist

/ (ˈfəʊlɪ) /

noun

films the US name for footsteps editor

Word Origin for foley

C20: named after J.D. Foley (1891-1967), US sound editor
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