Adjective "newsreel" definition and examples

(Newsreel may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


A short film of news and current affairs, formerly made for showing as part of the programme in a cinema.
  1. 'Putting his money where his mouth was, the publisher eventually became involved in every type of cinema: feature films, animation and newsreels.'
  2. 'Examples were found in documentaries, industrial and propaganda films, newsreels, and features.'
  3. 'Rounding out the disc is a brief newsreel of the film's Canadian premiere and the original theatrical trailer.'
  4. 'There's also a Movietone newsreel highlighting the film and a restoration comparison.'
  5. 'The series pairs films by the same director and features other material relative to the era of the films, such as newsreels and cartoons.'
  6. 'There's a newsreel on the film's premiere, which was, up to that point, one of the biggest in Hollywood history.'
  7. 'The first cinema newsreels ever were filmed at the front during the Anglo-Boer War.'
  8. 'He utilized ‘found footage’ from feature films, newsreels, and advertisements and edited them together under a unified film score soundtrack.'
  9. 'Extras include two fluffy featurettes and four badly-worn newsreels.'
  10. 'Way back when, theaters used to show cartoons, newsreels, and short films before you'd see the main attraction.'

More definitions

1. a short motion picture presenting current or recent events.

More examples(as adjective)

"footages can be newsreel."