movie camera

  1. US and Canadian a camera in which a strip of film moves past the lens, usually to give 16 or 24 exposures per second, thus enabling moving pictures to be taken: Also called: (Brit) cine camera

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How to use movie camera in a sentence

  • No one controlled a movie camera and an editing room with more élan than Peckinpah.

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  • He knew little of movie camera men, but imagined them rather given to the depiction of villainies than the accomplishment of them.

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  • Did you see anybody standing up there taking motion pictures with a movie camera?

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  • Bob got out the movie camera, intent upon taking several scenes that would be “really different.”

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  • “This ought to be a swell scene,” laughed Bob, focusing the movie camera on the dancing mob.

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  • As the darkness closed in on them, Bob held his rifle tighter, Joe focused the movie camera.

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