B-movie


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B-movie

n
(Film) a film originally made (esp in Hollywood in the 1940s and 50s) as a supporting film, now often considered as a genre in its own right
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B-movie

[ˈbiːˌmuːvɪ] Npelícula f de la serie B

B-movie

n als Beiprogramm gezeigter Kinofilm, → B-Movie nt (spec)
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Gallagher filled that role over and over throughout her career, mostly in uncredited B-movie appearances.
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Presented in compact form, Fritz transforms from insecure teenage girl to powerful B-movie actress.
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