Complete Definition of "undercrank"

English

Etymology
From under + crank; dating from a time when movie film was advanced in a camera by the turning of a crank.

Verb
en-verb

  1. context|Filmology To shoot a scene while advancing the film in the camera more slowly than it will on screen. This results in speeding up the action in the final film.

Related terms
undercranked

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