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talkie

Saltos de línea: talkie
Pronunciación: /ˈtɔːki
 
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Definición de talkie en inglés:

sustantivo

informal
A film with a soundtrack, as distinct from a silent film: one of the most beloved actors of the silent screen and early talkies
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • There were several silents, several early talkies and 15 other films between 1935-49 about Louis Vance's Michael Lanyard, the jewel thief-turned hero.
  • In the 1930s, monster movies were the staples of Universal Pictures' line-up, a cash cow as the industry metamorphosed from silent films to talkies.
  • Like many early talkies, this film alternates between stretches of awkward pantomime and stretches of clumsy dialogue.

Origen

early 20th century (originally US in the phrase the talkies): from talk, on the pattern of movie.

Words that rhyme with talkie

balky, chalky, corky, gawky, Gorky, Milwaukee, pawky, porky, walkie-talkie

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