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photodrama

[foh-tuh-drah-muh, -dram-uh]
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noun
  1. photoplay.
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Origin of photodrama

First recorded in 1915–20; photo- + drama
Related formspho·to·dra·mat·ic [foh-toh-druh-mat-ik] /ˌfoʊ toʊ drəˈmæt ɪk/, adjectivepho·to·dram·a·tist [foh-tuh-dram-uh-tist, -drah-muh-] /ˌfoʊ təˈdræm ə tɪst, -ˈdrɑ mə-/, noun
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Related Words for photodrama

flick, cinema, talkie, film, flicker, movie, picture, cine, cinematics, cinematograph, photodrama, photoplay, videotape

Examples from the Web for photodrama

Historical Examples of photodrama

  • He believed they were not common in the photodrama, still one might be found.

    Merton of the Movies

    Harry Leon Wilson

  • The room appeared to contain a miscellaneous collection of articles needed in the ruder sort of photodrama.

    Merton of the Movies

    Harry Leon Wilson

  • Yet this appeared to be one of the unavoidable penalties incurred by those who engaged in the art of photodrama.

    Merton of the Movies

    Harry Leon Wilson