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backdrop

On the theater stage, a large, taut, flat canvas, usually hung from the grid at the rear of the stage to mask the backstage area.
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He shot the painted studio backdrops which are an integral part of the earliest photographs in the subcontinent and continue to be used today.
The new backdrop feature comes with different background options, including smiley faces, green lasers, two flower wallpapers, fence and an XO backdrop.
There's a thin webbing of COSMIC The game's backdrops story to glue it all together but it never gets in the way, leaving you free to pursue your next dose of rewarding excitement.
String up the tinsel backdrop at one end of the hall, using either gaffer's tape (which shouldn't remove paint!), pushpins or small tacks.
A great backdrop is like the cherry on top of a recital sundae--it enhances the entire experience.
LIVERPOOL will provide the backdrop to the global launch of Halewood's Range Rover Evoque this summer.
"Earlier we used to make the backdrop with zari or, brocade.
By the close of World War II Westerns were entering into their golden age, and for nearly two decades classical Western stars like John Wayne, Jimmy Stewart, Henry Fonda, Gary Cooper, Glenn Ford, and Gregory Peck gave us wide-screen spectacles with dramatic backdrops, thundering stampedes, and shoot-outs.