Definition of newsreel
: a short movie dealing with current events
Examples of newsreel in a Sentence
old newsreels from World War II
Recent Examples of newsreel from the Web
Sandomir points out that newspapers published different versions of Gehrig’s farewell and that no complete newsreel of it exists.
Baldwin's family obtained the photo of Lucy at the shipyards nursery because her grandmother Esther Wills happened to be watching a newsreel at the Moreland Theater about the shipbuilding efforts in Portland.
Sometime between late June and early July, Busch invited the mogul to watch the newsreels of Lou delivering his speech on July 4, 1939, between games of a Yankees-Washington Senators doubleheader at Yankee Stadium.
Goldwyn might have been humoring Busch by agreeing to watch the newsreels in a private screening room at his studio in West Hollywood.
A newsreel of the crash was broadcast in theaters around the world.
The trove included narrative features, shorts, serials and newsreels, including footage of the 1917 and 1919 World Series.
This video from a newsreel shows what the course looked like in 1948.
The fight against Ali, which comes well before the halfway mark, is told through a near-seamless blend of newsreels and live action.
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First Known Use of newsreel
NEWSREEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of newsreel for English Language Learners
: a short film that reported the news and that was shown in theaters in the past
NEWSREEL Defined for Kids
Definition of newsreel for Students
: a short motion picture made in the past about events at that time
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