Usage examples for Films

  1. The manufacture of the projecting machines and accessories, together with the reproduction of films, is carried on at the Orange Valley plant, and from the inception of the motion- picture business to the present time there have been made upward of 16, 000 projecting machines and many million feet of films carrying small photographs of moving objects. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  2. Even then he saw Nature hardly explained at all- films of flowing colour transparent as rose- leaves, the lake's blue, and the white clouds curling above the line of hills- a sense of colour and a sense of distance, that was all, and he had the genius to remain within the limitations of his nature. – Modern Painting by George Moore
  3. Marcia was very strict about the children and the films. – Gigolo by Edna Ferber
  4. Of these I took over two hundred; owing, however, to defective plates, or rather films, many were failures, and nearly all that could be printed and reproduced are to be seen in this book. – Spinifex and Sand Five Years' Pioneering and Exploration in Western Australia by David W Carnegie
  5. The last two films have perfect samples of finger- work. – Whispering Wires by Henry Leverage
  6. There is no galvanism in kiss- your- brother; it is copper against copper: but alien bloods develop strange currents, when they flow close to each other, with only the films that cover lip and cheek between them. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  7. We saw you on the films the other evening; and circumstances led us to set out in search of you ... – The Eight Strokes of the Clock by Maurice Le Blanc
  8. It was a longer pause than it seemed to him, as all things appeared to happen quickly in it, somewhat as in a photographic life- picture when the films are run too quick. – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  9. But Androvsky stood quite still looking down the dusty road at the diminishing forms of horse and rider, and when they disappeared, leaving behind them a light cloud of sand films whirling in the sun, he sighed heavily and dropped his chin on his chest as if fatigued. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  10. The blinds were all evenly and duly drawn, but it was a June night, and beyond the walls, beyond that desolate world and wilderness of grey Shepherd's Bush, a great golden moon had floated up through magic films of cloud, above the hill, and the earth was filled with a wonderful light between red sunset lingering over the mountain and that marvellous glory that shone into the woods from the summit of the hill. – The House of Souls by Arthur Machen
  11. Both are shallow cups, miniatures of some of the nests of Dicrurus, composed of excessively fine grass- stems, coated exteriorly all round the sides with cobwebs, and, in the case of one of them, plastered exteriorly with tiny films of bark and dry leaves like some of the nests of the Pericrocoti. – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  12. " Guess their films gave out," spoke Tom. – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
  13. He was beardless and wore his collar open; heaven knows if he wasn't employed at a theater or in the films. – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun
  14. After we were through talking, we fought a nice little ship- to- ship action for him to make films of. – Space Viking by Henry Beam Piper
  15. Well, I'll have to do considerable traveling I suppose to get all the films he wants. – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
  16. Thus the weeks and months slipped by, finding him more completely involved in the films of an evil web, and more intent than ever upon hiding the fact from every one, especially his wife and children. – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  17. We start out in the morning and the moment we open our eyes we begin exposing those films. – The Children's Six Minutes by Bruce S. Wright
  18. Yeager was a far better rider and could register more effectively the feats of horsemanship that were a feature of the Lunar films. – Steve Yeager by William MacLeod Raine
  19. Were all the films clear that I sent you? – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
  20. We packed all our plates and films, ready to take them out. – Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico by E. L. Kolb