continuity girl


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continuity girl

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continuity man

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(Film) a woman or man whose job is to ensure continuity and consistency, esp in matters of dress, make-up, etc, in successive shots of a film, esp when these shots are filmed on different days
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continuity girl

nScriptgirl nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

continuity girl

n (Cine) → segretaria di produzione
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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I got to work in various production departments and my favourite role was working as a script or continuity girl. class="MsoNormalWhat is your normal day at work like?
Partial contents: "Women Musicians in British Silent Cinema Prior to 1930," by Laraine Porter; "'To Be a Woman': Female Labour and Memory in Documentary Film Production, 1929-50," by Jo Fox; "The Continuity Girl: Ice in the Middle of Fire," by Melanie Williams; "Doreen Stephens: Producing and Managing British Television in the 1950s and 1960s," by Mary Irwin; "Glamour and Aspiration: Women's Employment and the Establishment of Midlands ATV, 1956-68," by Gillian Murray; "'Trousered' and 'Sexless' at the BBC: Women Light Entertainment Makers in the 1970s and 1980s," by Heather Sutherland.
OVER to Channel 4's continuity girl with a grim warning about controversial shock-doc The Taking of Prince Harry: "This programme contains scenes that some viewers may find distressing."
Unfortunately Paul, the deputy news editor, was also asleep on our floor, as was the local continuity girl at Grampian TV.
Jackson wrote, directed, cast and edited the film, working in bizarre conditions of a major battle zone from a lifeboat into which had to be put "two arc lamps, a Technicolor camera about the size of a fridge, 23 seamen, a continuity girl and a film crew of seven".
In July he married Sally Hay, a former BBC TV continuity girl he met on the set of the TV drama Wagner, after his divorce from Suzy Hunt.
Her latest book of poems is Continuity Girl (United Artists, 2000); Mother, I (fragment of a film script) was released as a pamphlet by Belladonna in 2002.
The rest of the line-up reads like a comedy casting director's wish list, headed by Bill Nighy as the harassed director, Phil Davis as the director of photography, Green Wing's Tamsin Greig and Stephen Mangan, and Sally Phillips from Smack The Pony as the efficient and supportive continuity girl.
I recall John wandering round Berlin on a Sunday off, accompanied by Barry and continuity girl Pauline Harlow, another regular on his TV productions.
And, surprisingly, with help from adoring continuity girl Lucie (Marianne Denicourt), Lambert turns into a better performer with every scene.
The former BBC continuity girl has not been able to have a serious relationship since Burton died in 1984.

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