Definition of backlot in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbaklɒt


  • An outdoor area in a film studio where large exterior sets are made and some outside scenes are filmed.
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    • Despite the fact the film is entirely shot on the studio's backlot in Hollywood, it even manages to convey a European flavour.
    • In a film genre simply awash with studio backlots and blue screen trickery, this film has its own distinctive look.
    • If you can manage to avoid obsessing on the obvious sets and studio backlots, and the sometimes ill-advised camera maneuvers, and pay attention to the acting and writing, then you won't be disappointed.

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