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taw kee

  • n  a movie with synchronized speech and singing

  • Their Jazz Singer wasn't a true "talkie''; it broke free from silent-screen traditions only for brief dialogue and a few songs.
  • He had just shot 30,000 feet of sound cinema film, the first 100% Chilean talkie.
  • The first thing he did was raise the enemy on a walkie-talkie.
News & Articles

  • AT&T launches push-to-talk service for iPhone
    NEW YORK – AT&T Inc. on Monday said it’s adding a walkie-talkie-like application to the iPhone for its corporate customers, replicating a hallmark feature of the Nextel network, which is being shut down this summer. A push-to-talk feature is available on some non-Nextel phones from Sprint, Verizon and AT&T, but this is the first time it’s available on the iPhone in the U.S. With push-to-talk ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Nashua Telegraph

  • Shyam Benegal in
    To me, the power of this white spaces is that if you want to build a community alternative, where you could at least have the equivalent of a cell phone walkie-talkie capability just to make local calls in Fargo, that would probably make a lot of... Craig Mundie Seattle Post Intelligencer Oct 13, 2008 97978 129960 talkie Filmmaker, Shyam Benegal says, Alam Ara was not just a talkie, it was a talking-singing film. And when I say talking-singing film - there was more singing and less talking because it had a very large number of songs, and that actually set the...

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