What does newsreel mean?

Definitions for newsreelˈnuzˌril, ˈnyuz-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. newsreel(noun)

    a short film and commentary about current events


  1. newsreel(Noun)

    A short film containing news or current affairs; especially one of several shown in sequence.

  2. newsreel(Noun)

    The genre of such films.


  1. Newsreel

    A newsreel was a form of short documentary film prevalent in the first half of the twentieth century, regularly released in a public presentation place and containing filmed news stories and items of topical interest. It was a source of news, current affairs, and entertainment for millions of moviegoers until television supplanted its role in the 1950s. Newsreels are now considered significant historical documents, since they are often the only audiovisual record of historical and cultural events of those times. Newsreels were typically featured as short subjects preceding the main feature film into the 1960s. There were dedicated newsreel theaters in many major cities in the 1930s and 1940s, and some large city cinemas also included a smaller theatrette where newsreels were screened continuously throughout the day.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of newsreel in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of newsreel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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