talking picture


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talk′ing pic′ture


n.
a motion picture with a soundtrack.
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Noun1.talking picture - a movie with synchronized speech and singing
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
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00 Monumental Pictures' big stars Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are making the studio's first talking picture.
He starred in the first talking picture, The Jazz Singer.
1927: The first full-length talking picture, The Jazz Singer, opened in New York.
Many people were surprised that he chose such a touchy subject matter for his first true talking picture.
1928: The first cartoon talking picture, Walt Disney's Steamboat Willie, featuring Mickey Mouse, was shown in New York.
It's the dawn of the talking picture era and the stars of yesterday might soon be old news, especially when their accent grates as much as Don's usual partner, the arrogant Lina Lamont (Faye Tozer of Steps fame).
Ultimately, we want to create a ubiquitous environment, where you can get a talking picture pretty much anywhere.
They use talking picture frames and videotaped bedtime stories to remind young children of their overseas parent.
However, third dam Talking Picture, the champion US two-year-old filly in 1973, was a great success for Moyglare Stud Farm.
According to the company, LivingPicture allows users to take any digital image - human, animal or even an inanimate object - and transform it into an animated, three-dimensional talking picture.
Contrary to popular myth, The Jazz Singer wasn't the first talking picture.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, think how much a moving, talking picture is worth as a way to get a point across - especially to younger, television-oriented "MTV generation" workers and to the first of the Nintendo generation who are now entering the work place.