back story

back story

n
1. (Film) the events which take place before, and which help to bring about, the events portrayed in a film
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The Greenfield Police Department took to Facebook on Saturday to ask for the public's help in figuring out the back story behind the handwritten letter.
BACK STORY The way we were:more nostalgia every Saturday
I am interested by Sophie's back story and am sure that there will be more to her father's death than meets the eye.
Unfortunately, the pace slows considerably as the authors fill in back story on all six teens, their complicated powers, and the angst these gifts bring to bear on their young lives.
After revealing their wacky back story - they sought to serve bad guys through history, from T-Rex to Napoleon - the story sees them in London during the swinging sixties, in thrall to supervillain Scarlet Overkill (voiced by Bullock) and her evil plan to steal the crown jewels.
After revealing their wacky back story - they sought to serve bad guys through history, from T-Rex to Napoleon - the story sees the minions in London during the swinging sixties, in thrall to supervillain Scarlet Overkill (voiced by Sandra Bullock) and her evil plan to steal the crown jewels.
The Fall is written to compliment Fall of the House of Usher, interweaving the characters and situations to form the back story to Poe's 1839 work.
Synopsis: Finally revealing the untold back story of the Avengers' favorite couple Hawkeye and the Black Widow, "Breakout" is a dramatically different take on Brian Michael Bendis' blockbuster Avengers comics debut.
However, its first telecast frustrated actiondrama fans, because it chose to focus on the series' back story, with its lead players first introduced as kids.
According to Hello Kitty's full back story, her real name is Kitty White and she is the daughter of George White and Mary White.
David says: "It's his story from 1967 to the night he died, and I guess the back story of what he was doing publicly and some of his private life.
Most contemporary readers have little knowledge about history and the fictional historical back story is twisty and sensational enough to excite.