day-for-night shot

day-for-night shot
  a cinematographic technique for using shots filmed during the day to appear as moonlit night shots on the screen, by using different lenses, filters, special lighting and underexposure; very common during the 50s and in the 60s, but rarely used in present-day films.
  Example: Alluded to in Francois Truffaut's film about film-making, La Nuit Americaine - Day for Night (1973), or frequently used in the classic noir film Out of the Past (1947) (pictured above)

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