Synonyms for silver screen

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Across its silver screen there passed a long procession of pictures.

And on a far wall, facing them all, hung a silver screen, fifty feet square.

What was unrolled on the silver screen were chapters from Lee's own life.

A small movie projector began to purr; a bright rectangle was thrown upon the silver screen and then, Lee stirred.

Acknowledged by producers, directors, film stars and the public alike as an authority on the silver screen art.

WORD ORIGIN

1921, originally in reference to movie house projection screens colored with metallic paint to be more reflective. Transferred sense of "movies generally" is attested from 1924.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SILVER SCREEN

cinema

nounmovie industry; movie arena
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