photoplay

noun
pho·​to·​play | \ ˈfō-tō-ˌplā How to pronounce photoplay (audio) \

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Examples of photoplay in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thus, if a stage play requires three hours, in the photoplay it is pictorially told in one hour, and just as effectively. Scientific American, "Short Attention Spans Make Movies Popular," 21 May 2020

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First Known Use of photoplay

1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Photoplay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photoplay. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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