the silver screen

noun

old-fashioned
1
: a screen in a movie theater
one of the greatest films ever to hit the silver screen
2
: movies in general
stars of the silver screen

Examples of the silver screen in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web James Bond and Star Wars fans will recognize the elaborate 18th-century complex from the silver screen. Jaclyn Degiorgio, Condé Nast Traveler, 10 July 2024 Deadpool on the silver screen for a fourth time in the sequel, recently visited both Shanghai, China and Seoul, South Korea with his costar, Hugh Jackman (otherwise known as Logan/Wolverine) and their director Shawn Levy. Dan Heching, CNN, 6 July 2024 The film legend has been fighting bad guys on the silver screen since the 1970s and delivered noted performances in films such as Rebel, The Lords of Flatbush and Capone. Stephanie Sengwe, Peoplemag, 6 July 2024 Eight months after his story was immortalized on the silver screen, his sudden return now threatens to play out like a bad Hollywood sequel—banking on nostalgia while lacking any of the original drama and heroism the second time around. Beth Greenfield, Fortune, 20 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for the silver screen 

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“The silver screen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20silver%20screen. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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