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news·reel

 (no͞oz′rēl′, nyo͞oz′-)
n.
A short film dealing with recent or current events.

newsreel

(ˈnjuːzˌriːl)
n
(Broadcasting) a short film with a commentary presenting current events

news•reel

(ˈnuzˌril, ˈnyuz-)

n.
a short motion picture presenting current or recent events.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.newsreel - a short film and commentary about current eventsnewsreel - a short film and commentary about current events
short subject - a brief film; often shown prior to showing the feature
Translations

newsreel

[ˈnjuːzriːl] Nnoticiario m, documental m de actualidadesNodo m (Sp)

newsreel

[ˈnjuːzriːl] nactualités fpl filmées

newsreel

[ˈnjuːzˌriːl] ncinegiornale m
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Later, the Phil Noyce feature film Newsfront (1978) would faithfully and memorably capture the essence of Australia's newsreel era.
Seventy-five years of cinema newsreel footage have been digitized and made available on the Internet by British Pathe in what is claimed to be the "world's first digital news archive." Owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust Group, Pathe has benefited from the U.K.
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With similar irony, one of the late 1919 Newsreels, otherwise highlighting socialist-oriented journalistic clippings concerning the demand for "freedom of speech" and protection from "domination and exploitation," quotes a song about "that tattooed French Lady" in which woman is celebrated as symbolic object, in this case a personified map: "what I loved best was across her chest/My home in Tennessee." Especially pointed is the final entry of this Newsreel (XXXVII, 396).
"The French people don't like me [because] when I bought Pathe-France, it came with a politically sensitive newsreel library.
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