“Everyone could see their love right there on celluloid,” added their son, Stephen Bogart.
In the most crowd-pleasing section of the exhibition—dubbed Stage and Screen—hang his pictures of celluloid legends.
Of course, a great literary work does not a great film make—if it did, Shakespeare would need merely to be slathered on celluloid.
transparent plastic made from nitro-celluloses and camphor, 1871, trademark name (reg. U.S.), a hybrid coined by U.S. inventor John Wesley Hyatt (1837-1900) from cellulose + Greek-based suffix -oid. Used figuratively for "motion pictures" from 1934. Abbreviated form cell "sheet of celluloid" is from 1933 (cf. cel).