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motion picture camera:

see under cameracamera,
lightproof box or container, usually fitted with a lens, which gathers incoming light and concentrates it so that it can be directed toward the film (in an optical camera) or the imaging device (in a digital camera) contained within.
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motion picture camera

[′mō·shən ¦pik·chər ‚kam·rə]
(optics)
A camera capable of capturing action by taking a series of still pictures at regular brief intervals on a lengthy strip of film.
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Canon plans to take advantage of its high-quality lenses with abundant choices to enter the movie camera market, which is now dominated by Japanese electronics maker Sony Corp.
Wrote critics Lois Mendelson and Bill Simon in September 1971, "Ken Jacobs' film Tow, Tom, the Piper's Son [1969], is, with Vertov's Man with a Movie Camera [1929], one of the two great works of a reflexive cinema whose primary subject is an esthetic definition of the nature of the medium.
She aims to release Women with a movie camera, in time for the 2011 Dubai International Film Festival.
There are, in fact, so many scenes of a cameraman mounted on a vehicle that one is tempted to stretch the title of the film to the impermissibly long but nonetheless accurate Man with a Movie Camera Mounted on a Motorized Vehicle.
We've all seen the footage of the two of them rushing the field at the end, trailed by a movie camera, to film the ending of their romantic comedy "Fever Pitch.
I hadn't used a movie camera since my Grade 11 stop-motion opus for my Man and Space course; in the 1970s, you got credit for stuff like that.
His interest in children and how they developed propelled him in this direction, resulting in many professional writings elucidating observations made through "'new media": movie camera, a "photographic dome" with moveable camera and an isolation cabinet for newborns.
Actually, it's not the first time that de Caunes has tried his hand behind the movie camera.
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When she was going home a couple of days later, between Brackleys Way on the Coventry Road to the Swan, Yardley her bag fell out of the back of the van as the doors flew open and in the bag was a movie camera and a very expensive camera with which she had taken a load of pictures and films of my birthday, plus a load of her clothes.
I am very happy to be honored in the field of art,'' he said, holding his silver trophy modeled after a movie camera.
Yet Vertov's last silent film, Man with a Movie Camera (1929), widely held to be the apotheosis of his kino-eye philosophy, overflows with images of women.