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Hair in gate Not usually a hair, but a sliver of film in the camera gate. If you shoot on neg it will print as a waving white line. It's one of the camera assistants' jobs to check for hairs after each take. 
Head/Tail US: Heads/Tails. Beginning and end of a reel.
Hooker/Teaser Not a tart, but the bit at the start of a programme, that tries to entice the punters in to watch the rest.

Good ones do tease. Bad ones show all the highlights, give away the punch line, and leave you with no reason to watch the rest.