2: a motion picture having a specified number of reelsa two-reeler
Examples of reeler in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe book itself brims filled with neurotic psychotics and Pop Culture debris, kooky killers with offbeat nicknames and more spilled Type O than a blood bank in a Mack Sennett two-reeler.
David Fear, Rolling Stone, 2 Aug. 2022 This is the theater where San Franciscans long gone went to see two-reelers, discovered Charlie Chaplin and Mary Pickford and, later, Clark Gable and Bette Davis.
Mick Lasalle, San Francisco Chronicle, 23 Dec. 2017 In short, the skin flick had traveled a long way technically form the out-of-focus Candy Barr two-reeler.
Pete Hamill, Daily Intelligencer, 7 Sep. 2017
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