Maybe you were at the movies over the weekend or heading there this weekend to see something on “The Silver Screen”. but where did that term even come from anyway?
When people first started going to movie theatres at the time called “the pictures” in the 1910s, the actual movie screens were coated with reflective metallic paint. This would make them into a silver surface to better display the projected images of the film. Thus, the term “the silver screen” was born and we still use it to this day.
Have fun at the movies whatever it is you’re seeing. And eat the most popcorn.
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