one-reeler


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one-reeler

n
(Film) US a short film of around ten minutes duration that only takes up one reel
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Along with the new nine-track record the English alt-rock pioneer will also drop a "one-reeler" short film with American filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson, set to hit Netflix, also on June 27.
In 1918 the Ebony Company produced a one-reeler called A Black Sherlock Holmes, a broad parody for African American audiences with characters named Rheuma Tism, I.
In 1912, almost-fifteen-year-old Jewish Jack Smith is taking chickens to the kosher butcher when he stumbles upon Mack Sennett and Mabel Normand inventing gags for one-reeler silent comedies.
In 1911 the era of the one-reeler was coming to an end, and many films released in autumn of that year were exceptionally long--a development that culminated in December with the release of Khanzhonkov's The Defense of Sevastopol ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]--partly preserved), the first Russian feature film, reaching an impressive 2000 meters.
An Edison Company one-reeler, Land Beyond the Sunset (1912; dir.
the first group of classroom films to be issued in Britain were Shakespeare, a one-reeler ...
An early example is Buster Keaton's The Playhouse, a still-astonishing one-reeler that is the forerunner of the cloned character in Harold Ramis's Multiplicity.
Their fright is convincing, and the next day they become the stars of a one-reeler.
ff IT had its origins in his second one-reeler for Mack Sennett's Keystone Studio, Kid Auto Races In Venice (1913).
Even though Porter's one-reeler was the first heist movie, John Huston's 1950 noir classic The Asphalt Jungle set the mold for the modern caper film, with crime genius Sam Jaffe assembling a crew of specialists to pull off the robbery of an impenetrable fortress.
Keil finishes with a chapter analyzing six films offering various levels of narrative and stylistic sophistication over the period, finishing with Lois Weber' s excellent one-reeler Suspense (1913).