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At the heart of celluloid, however, was the natural substance cellulose.

Creative Cauldron’s producing director Laura Connors Hull brought them the obscure yet charming book that surprisingly had never before been reworked for stage or celluloid, and the pair got to work last spring.

People surviving or dying in ways at once shudderingly alien and hauntingly familiar, if only on celluloid.

Robinson’s film work was just one part of his meteoric career, and his choices were limited by industry practices of the times, but the problematic celluloid images stuck.

In the most crowd-pleasing section of the exhibition—dubbed Stage and Screen—hang his pictures of celluloid legends.

“Everyone could see their love right there on celluloid,” added their son, Stephen Bogart.

Of course, a great literary work does not a great film make—if it did, Shakespeare would need merely to be slathered on celluloid.

On celluloid, similar fates have been met—sometimes even worse.

In her hands, celluloid comes off as a medium that allows for old-fashioned rumination, with some of the slowness of oil paint.

Real celluloid ivory combs, fit for the President's wife, sure enough.

No high gloss to look like Celluloid or Paper Collars, but a nice medium finish that has all the appearance of new work.

The front of the box is provided with a handle and a celluloid label for the name of the contained medium.

Then he sat down and pulled out his mothers celluloid memorandum tablets.

Just behind the nervous young man with the celluloid collar sat a stout individual with a bald head.


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to celluloid, such as: cinema, feature, film, flick, motion picture, and picture.

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