motion-picture film

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Noun1.motion-picture film - photographic film several hundred feet long and wound on a spoolmotion-picture film - photographic film several hundred feet long and wound on a spool; to be used in a movie camera
photographic film, film - photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies
sound film - motion-picture film with sound effects and dialogue recorded on it
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Agfa, which began manufacturing motion-picture film in 1903, had largely phased itself out of the business by 2013, so when Fuji announced that year that it would stop making motion-picture film--except for one stock dedicated to long-term conservation (they might be on to something there!)--Kodak was the last big player standing.
In a sense, it's like when you scan motion-picture film and show it in HD."
And whether or not motion-picture film will stage a come-back remains an ongoing debate, but with the shades of events, the video-films have definitely come to stay with us.

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