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The real name is called silver lenticular screen, is a type of projection screen that was popular in the early years of the motion picture industry.

The term silver screen originated in reference to the actual silver content embedded in the material that made up the screen's highly reflective surface.

The term silver screen has passed into popular use as a way of referring to projection screens in general and motion picture projection screens, and also known for being used in threaters.
Straight of the Philly scene, Made for the silver screen -Young Roscoe
by UrbanAzn May 23, 2006
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The real name is called silver lenticular screen, is a type of projection screen that was popular in the early years of the motion picture industry.

The term silver screen originated in reference to the actual silver content embedded in the material that made up the screen's highly reflective surface.

The term silver screen has passed into popular use as a way of referring to refer to projection screens in general and motion picture projection screens, also used in threaters
Straight of the Philly scene, Made for the silver screen -Young Roscoe
by UrbanAzn May 23, 2006
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