Celluloid film

(Photog.) a thin flexible sheet of celluloid, coated with a sensitized emulsion of gelatin, and used as a substitute for photographic plates.

See also: Film

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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First came the expensive conversion from celluloid film to digital projection, a costly investment that many drive-ins and "hardtop" theaters simply couldn't afford.
1895: The first celluloid film was presented to an invited audience by Auguste and Louis Lumiere in Paris.
"This is a work I did using water samples from the Beirut River and I isolated the bacteria on cultured petri dishes and then reinoculated them on a 120 millimeter film strip," Tabet told The Daily Star, "so what you're seeing is the interaction of the bacteria with the celluloid film, giving a microscopic portrait of the Beirut River.
Don't know if it deserves the tag 'breaking' but celluloid film is back.
Weapon physicist Greg Spriggs and Jim Moye, a film expert, have been tasked with getting the footage off of the celluloid film it was shot on before it rots away.
Interesting, but what is the relationship between these iron spurs and the gold watch, celluloid film, and steel structure, which are separated not only by space but by centuries of time?
This understanding has technological roots: the photochemical process of celluloid film production is radically different from the electronic transmissions inherent to television.
"We've commissioned the graphic design group Doyle Partners to create a 'black box' at the reception desk made of celluloid, housing an original projector," said Dan Shannon, who added that there will also be an original piece of wall art composed of vintage celluloid film and glass, visible to patrons as they enter the newly-designed distinctive space.
Other topics include the magnetic properties of core samples from Sumatra, geopolymers made from inorganic waste, ginger extract as a corrosion inhibitor, and a celluloid film infrared bandpass filter for thermography.
Because Birmingham is where PLASTIC was invented, and later the celluloid film which powered cinema to silver screen success.
This process has accelerated with astonishing rapidity over the past couple of years, marked by the primary manufacturers of both film cameras and celluloid film stock either ceasing production or filing for bankruptcy protection and the widespread conversion to digital cinema projection (DCP) by theaters (including art house cinemas, many of whom have turned to crowd-sourcing sites to fund the upgrade) lest they be unable to show most new features (including art house movies) that are only being distributed digitally.