A Glossary of Motion Picture Terms.

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  • Author(s): Wilstach, Frank J.
  • Source:
    Congressional Digest. Nov28, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p316-321. 3p.
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    • Abstract:
      This article presents various terms related to motion pictures, along with their meanings. The term "coming through" means a warning given by workmen who are carrying any heavy article through a crowd. "A shooting gallery house" refers to a movie theatre playing westerns, action pictures, and inexpensive product. "Disc" refers to the wax record on which voice and sound effects are recorded. "Hold your hammers" means that carpenters in the immediate vicinity should observe quiet, that a director is ready to shoot a scene.