chapterplay

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

chapter +‎ play

NounEdit

chapterplay (plural chapterplays)

  1. A film serial, formerly shown in instalments in theaters in conjunction with a feature film.
    • 2008 March 25, Dave Kehr, “New DVDs: ‘The Phantom Empire’”, New York Times:
      Very likely the world’s first singing-cowboy science-fiction adventure, this 12-episode chapterplay, directed by Otto Brower and Breezy Easton, features Gene Autry in his first starring role —— as “Gene Autry,” the proprietor of Radio Ranch.
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