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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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When the most recent poll was conducted in 2012, Alfred Hitchcock's 'Vertigo' took the top spot and 'Man with a Movie Camera' "turned up out of the blue" in eighth place, prompting the decision to run a separate best documentary poll.
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When you go to take a photo on Instagram, you'll now see a movie camera icon.
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His uncle Jackie said: "Prince is always around the house with his movie camera, making home movies with all the nieces and nephews.
They were very encouraging, despite the fact that I had never even touched a movie camera before.
That was my first experience of telling a story before I started using my dad's 8-millimeter movie camera and telling stories that way.
This high school dropout built his first movie camera around 1908, the encyclopedia says.
A statement from MoD said seven AK-47 assault rifles, three walkie-talkies, one machine gun, a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG), two fake passports, a movie camera and a cheque for 109,500 Pakistani rupees were seized.
will foray into the movie camera market by launching its first movie camera and lenses for it, called Cinema EOS System, in late January, its Chairman Fujio Mitarai said Thursday.
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.
BEST KNOWN AS THE MAKER of the endlessly astonishing documentary Man with a Movie Camera (1929)--and also as the eponym and inspiration for a group of radical Left Bank filmmakers in the late 1960s headed by Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin--Dziga Vertov (1896-1954) is widely acknowledged to be one of the seventh art's preeminent practitioners.