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Movies have been around since the early 20th century, when technological revolution made them very popular on a wide scale. In the 40's and 50's, movies weren't just entertainment, they were a window on the world as well: newsreels would run before movies and show audiences happenings from abroad. Did you know that movie trailers are called that because they used to be shown after a movie?

  1. 1. Since when have movies been around?
    1. a. Early 20th century
    2. b. 21st century
    3. c. Late 20th century
  2. 2. What would run before a movie in the 40's and 50's?
    1. a. Cartoons
    2. b. Newsreels
    3. c. Previews
  3. 3. When were movie trailers originally shown?
    1. a. Before a movie
    2. b. After the movie
    3. c. In the middle of a movie