the silver screen

the silver screen

dated Movies, or the movie industry collectively. The phrase originally referred to a type of movie screen. The silver screen was once acting's highest stage, but television has become the new destination for many A-list stars. Nothing compares to seeing an action blockbuster on the silver screen—it's larger than life!
See also: screen, silver

the silver screen

the cinema industry; cinema films collectively.
In the early days of cinematography, a projection screen was covered with metallic paint to give a highly reflective, silver-coloured surface.
See also: screen, silver

the silver ˈscreen

(old-fashioned) the film industry: the heroes and heroines of the silver screen
See also: screen, silver
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Summary: New Delhi (India), Aug 21 (ANI): Jackie Shroff is back on the silver screen in a ferocious new avatar in the upcoming movie 'Prasthanam'.
Regine Velasquez may be working with Sarah Geronimo on the film 'Unforgettable,' marking her return to the silver screen after seven years.
With her famous smile which is carved on the silver screen of the golden era's history, google celebrated the 114 th birthday of the veteran actress, Mary Mounib.
IANS | New Delhi After being a part of hits such as "Ajnabee", "Raaz", "No Entry" and "Bachna Ae Haseeno", she has been away from the silver screen for almost four years.
LAHORE -- Legendary Pakistani television and stage actor Mehmood Aslam is all set to return to the silver screen after a hiatus of 28 years in the upcoming summer blockbuster, Teefa In Trouble.
She said that she performed in hundreds of films in the past and her fans wanted to see her again on the silver screen, but she believes that her times have passed.
Ali Zafar's film debut in Pakistan has garnered a whole lot of hype and excitement as audiences are excited to see their favourite singer on the silver screen for the first time in a Pakistani production.
Songs of the Silver Screen will be running at the Macrobert on Saturday February 17.
For the second hour, "The Librarians" Season 4 episode 4, titled "...And the Silver Screen" is going to take viewers to the classics.
He credits director Amjad Khan for capturing great visuals and bringing out the reality to the silver screen.
This volume 7, in the series Behind the Silver Screen on the subject of film-making, spotlights producing.
Roy and Dale were heroes not only on the silver screen but in reality as well.
THE HAPPY TRAILS CHILDREN'S FOUNDATION IS HONORING 13 FAMOUS cowboys of the silver screen with this year's Silver Screen Legend XVIII drawing.
And the history of the disgraced West Midlands Police Serious Crime Squad is also ripe for the silver screen treatment.
And the history of the disgraced West Midlands Police Serious Crime Squad is also ripe for the silver screen treatment, he told an audience at a fund-raising event for the Library of Birmingham this week.