Help! Tried to cancel a file move and I think Im in trouble now...

I tried to move (NOT copyt) a file from my mac to an external drive.
The file was my iphoto file under my username. It is ENORMOUS; 350GB or so.
The screen said it would take 14 hours to move. Having some other things to get done, after a minute or so I cancelled the move.
The file now shows up as the same size within both my imac harddrive AND external hard drive.
Thing is -- there are greyed out fileds on each.
What does this mean? Am I in trouble?
This all started because I wanted to roll back my iphoto files to last night. I tried to restore the file but timemachine said I do not have enough room on my computer to restore. So I figured I would move the current one to a different backup drive, restore last nights version from my time machine backup to my PC, and if all worked well just delete the version from my external.

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