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addaword.gifdefinition of tent-pole film

(also tent-pole movie)
a film that is expected to make a lot of money, and will therefore hold up, or support, the finances of a film studio, rather like a tent-pole holds up a tent
Deadline reports that Bird is now attached to direct 1952, a new tent pole film being produced by Disney.
Submitted by: Harris Park from United Kingdom on 27/06/2012 11:03:00
Definition of tent-pole film from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


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