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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He starred in the first talking picture, The Jazz Singer.
1927: The first full-length talking picture, The Jazz Singer, opened in New York.
1928: The first cartoon talking picture, Walt Disney's Steamboat Willie, featuring Mickey Mouse, was shown in New York.
Many people were surprised that he chose such a touchy subject matter for his first true talking picture. Chaplin later acknowledged that he couldn't have made the movie if the extent of the Nazi terror had already been evident: "Had I known of the actual horrors of the German concentration camps, I could not have made The Great Dictator."
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).
This was also the season when Al Capone was at the height of his gang terrorism and the first 'talking picture' changed the film industry forever.
You capture that sound and the image, and the next day grandma gets that talking picture. There is a lot that can be done with this technology.
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. It did not mark Al Jolson's first appearance in a sound film.
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.
Department of Education, but the Captioned Films/Videos for the Deaf program is contracted to the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and Modern Talking Picture Service (MTPS) in St.