noun Date: 1916 a short movie dealing with current events

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  • Newsreel — était une agence cinématographique alternative fondée aux États Unis dans les années 1960. En 1967, aux États Unis, des collectifs de cinéastes, dont Robert Kramer et Allan Siegel, se rencontrent lors de la grande manifestation de protestation… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • newsreel — (n.) 1916, from NEWS (Cf. news) (n.) + REEL (Cf. reel) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • newsreel — ► NOUN ▪ a short cinema film of news and current affairs …   English terms dictionary

  • newsreel — ☆ newsreel [no͞oz′rēl΄, nyo͞oz′rēl΄ ] n. a short motion picture of recent news events: formerly shown as part of the program in theaters …   English World dictionary

  • Newsreel — Showdown in Vietnam , a February 8, 1965 war propaganda newsreel by Universal Newsreel. A newsreel was a form of short documentary film prevalent in the first half of the 20th century, regularly released in a public presentation place and… …   Wikipedia

  • newsreel — UK [ˈnjuːzˌriːl] / US [ˈnuzˌrɪl] noun [countable] Word forms newsreel : singular newsreel plural newsreels a news report on film that was shown in cinemas in the past …   English dictionary

  • newsreel — /noohz reel , nyoohz /, n. a short motion picture presenting current or recent events. [1915 20; NEWS + REEL1] * * *       short motion picture of current events introduced in England about 1897 by the Frenchman Charles Pathé (Pathé, Charles).… …   Universalium

  • newsreel — [[t]nju͟ːzriːl, AM nu͟ːz [/t]] newsreels N COUNT: oft N n A newsreel is a short film of national or international news events. In the past newsreels were made for showing in cinemas …   English dictionary

  • newsreel — noun a) A short film containing news or current affairs; especially one of several shown in sequence. b) The genre of such films …   Wiktionary

  • newsreel — Synonyms and related words: 3 D, Cinemascope, Cinerama, Technicolor, Western, animated cartoon, black and white film, cartoon, chiller, cinema, color film, creepie, documentary, documentary film, educational film, feature, film, flick, flicker,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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