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motion pictures


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motion pictures

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Works presented in the form of a series of pictures carried on photographic film or video tape, presented to the eye in such rapid succession as to give the illusion of natural movement. For the study and practice of filmmaking and motion pictures as an art and form of expression, use "film (performing arts)."

Variations

motion pictures (information artifacts)

moving pictures

moving-pictures

pictures, motion

pictures, moving

motion picture

films

movies

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