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kinematograph

(kĭn″ĕ-māt′o-grăf)
A device for viewing photographs of objects in motion; used in studying the motion of organs such as the heart and lungs, and the gastrointestinal tract.
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Yet, as in The Green Cinematograph, the parallel between the hermeneutics that we extract from the image and our actual way of reading the image may be ironic: Is Graham inviting us to become absorbed in his art, like the avid reader in it, or warning us not to?
This was made explicit by the directives issued to the Indian Cinematograph Committee constituted by the Government of India in 1926 to investigate the possibilities of the development of cinema in South Asia.
In relation to "subject-matter other than works," sections 103A to 103C of the Copyright Act apply fair dealing to an "audio-visual item," which is defined in section 100A as "a sound recording, a cinematograph film, a sound broadcast or a television broadcast.
Union Information and Broadcasting minister Priyaranjan Dasmunsi said, "The Indian film industry must become a unified force to market films overseas and overhaul the archaic 1952 Cinematograph Act, and give a boost to digitalization.
Among their topics are the cinematograph in provincial Ireland 1896-1906, American dreams and Irish myths in The Secret of Roan Inish, the films of Andrei Tarkovsky, and designing asynchronous sound for film.
That scene was banned because it contravened the Cinematograph Films (Animals) Act of 1937, but there are plenty of other, equally revolting, moments.
The first screening of what was then called the cinematograph was held in Rio on 8 July 1896, only six months after the Lumiere brothers had exhibited their invention in Paris.
Bleriot summarized his successful flights, especially his crossing of the English Channel, which he illustrated with a cinematograph.
32) In all three provinces by 1913, the cinematograph acts were expanded and formalized further to centralize censorship provincially and separate it from municipal policing.
1 of Report of the Indian Cinematograph Committee 1927-1928 (Calcutta: Government of India Central Publication Branch, 1928), 348.
The Cinematograph Act of 1909 was concerned with safety in auditoria, but pressure from local authorities extended the Act to include threats to moral safety, especially for children.
Those spectators to the Lumieres' cinematograph were thrilled at a baby having breakfast and terrified at the sight of a train headed toward the audience as it entered the station.