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English definition of “newsreel”

newsreel

noun [C]     /ˈnjuːz.riːl/ US  /ˈnuːz-/
a short film that consists of news reports, usually one that was made in the past for showing in a cinema: The movie contains some recently discovered newsreel footage of the war.Types of film and cinema ratings
(Definition of newsreel noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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