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- n. Any of various obsolete film formats, including 8 mm, 9.5 mm, 16 mm, and Super 8, formerly much used for making home movies to be viewed on a projector.
- n. A film recorded on this medium.
- v. To record onto cinefilm.
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If you had any relatives in the USA in the 50s or 60s named BOOKE LEVY HANIFORD ROSENBLATT ROSENGARD MILLER GOLDBERG HEIN ALTMAN COPPACK, they MAY just be related to the people in this cinefilm that my British grandparents visited in California, Vegas and New York Buffalo over 50 years ago.
It does, but no more absurd than Sir Trev, the famed newscaster, going two nights with HRH in a waxed jacket and coming back with nothing more "exclusive" than some unseen cinefilm of him playing deck hockey aboard the royal yacht.
The Baird compnay eventually moved beyond its original electromechanical system, switching to an "intermediate film" process in which cinefilm was scanned electronically, and achieved a peak of 240 lines of resolution on Charles Francis Jenkins's "Radiovisor."
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