filmland


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filmland

(ˈfɪlmˌlænd)
n
the cinema industry

film•dom

(ˈfɪlm dəm)

n.
the motion-picture industry.
[1910–15]
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I'd often leave with an issue of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine.
Chantrell was soon appointed Art Director of the agency's new Entertainments Publicity Division in London's filmland, Wardour Street, and with the advent of reliable large-scale lithographic printing technology, Tom's career took off.
2) Simone Weil, "On Science, Necessity and Love of God" in Essays (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1968) as cited by Charles Jarvis, "Re-inventing Good & Evil in Filmland," SCP Newsletter Vol.
The copycat's urge, it seems, is something our filmland folks simply won't let go.
The cast and crew spent five days filming in Christchurch, in New Zealand's South Island, to capture the March harvest season, followed by a month of interior work at Filmland, in Luxembourg.
See Kitty Kelly "Flickerings from Filmland," Chicago Daily Tribune 10 Feb.
Luxembourg, a European option for foreign production due to its generous tax shelter, is upping the ante with the launch of Filmland.
In a reprinted introductory essay, Stephen King relates the early impact that Ackerman's magazine, Famous Monsters of Filmland, had on him.
27) See Sabita Devi, "Why Shouldn't Respectable Ladies Join the Films", Filmland, 1931; Chandravati Devi, "What I Actually Think of the Screen", Moving Picture Monthly, Annual Issue, 1935- These articles were reproduced in Samik Bandopadhyay, ed.
The library is the only place left still standing of my childhood memories now but memories of the Theatre Royal, of the rather grotty Ramsden Street swimming baths and of the Tudor Cinema where I dreamed away in the glamorous filmland of the late 1950s and early 60s remind me of how lucky I was to be born in an era of such changing and colourful times.
In his article about since deceased Famous Monster of Filmland Magazine editor Forry Ackerman, McCarty wanted to know about Vampirella, a well known vampiress Ackerman served as first writer for.
Several variants of a portrait conceived in 1963 of Hugh Gaitskell as a Famous Monster of Filmland, conflating a photographic image of the politician with stills from monster movies, eloquently articulate the rage experienced by Hamilton and others at Gaitskell's refusal to accept the argument for nuclear disarmament.