Tag Archives: serp-silver-screen

  1. Getty

    Why Do We Call It The “Silver Screen”?

    Since its introduction in the early 20th century, the film industry‚Äôs contributions to the English language have been manifold. Some terms, along with the concepts they described, were fleeting. Take¬†Smell-O-Vision, the movie-going experience in which plot-related scents were pumped into the theater during screenings; it made its debut and last appearance in the same 1960s film. However, other terms born in cinema have stuck around …