cue card

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cue card

n.
A large card held out of the audience's sight, bearing words or dialogue in large letters as an aid for a speaker or actor chiefly in television broadcasting.
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The star used cue cards to highlight the lyrics of the song and started a new era in promotional film clips.
He sported the familiar waistcoat, jeans, tousled hair and stubble but specially for the role of Dr Dylan, a stethoscope and of course, specially adapted cue cards.
Medical students Andrew Moriarity and Sam Niaz also appeared to find out what was going on and ended up helping organise the cue cards.
As one girl crouched on the floor scribbling out lines on cue cards, three students simultaneously operated the station's three cameras, taking cues from the control room.
1 -- color) Cheryl Stevens, an eighth-grader, makes cue cards for a mock press conference announcing approval of the Constitution.
The guided script is followed by cue cards and a planning form with samples.
STUDIO CITY - Barney McNulty, a Studio City resident who perfected the use of cue cards and worked with Bob Hope, Milton Berle and other Hollywood legends, has died, his family said Tuesday.
Many say he invented the cue cards to help entertainers on television recall their lines.
I guess he's up there writing cue cards for God,'' said Berle, who worked with McNulty for decades.
McNulty's career with cue cards started in 1949 on ``The Ed Wynn Show,'' when the host, looking for help through an illness, asked him to write down some lines on a card.
Handling bounced checks, posting 13th period transactions, setting up recurring checks, customizing check stubs and handling commissions are just a few of the more than 100 Cue Cards ready to help.