a motion-picture scenario; screenplay.

1910–15; Americanism; photo- + play

photoplayer, noun Unabridged
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And there are many scenes, bits of action, and touches here and there which are
  of the essence of a real photoplay.
It is, in fact, as straightforward comedy that the photoplay succeeds.
The cynical gold-digger has gone out of fashion lately, and the photoplay
  suffers the ills of obsolescence.
The others are so-so, as is the dialogue and other necessary elements that go
  to make up a photoplay.
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