- n. Plural form of talkie.
- n. dated Talking movies
“A set of walkie-talkies from the Bay of Pigs invasion.”
“I believe, however, that the change from the silent films to the talkies is in itself creating a demand once more far the living theatre.”
“Conceptually, I’d also say that the existence, or at least, usage of walkie-talkies is a bit peculiar, some police forces in this modern age have already experimented with or completely switched over to cellular phones, so the idea that radios would still be the primary communication device for law enforcement in the future is a bit questionable.”
“The contemporaries both successfully transitioned from silent film stars to actress in "talkies" during the 1920s and 1930s.”
“I know there are many greats stretching all the way back to before the invention of 'talkies'.”
“Careers had ended and been launched virtually overnight, and Hollywood was investing heavily in sound technology, focusing feverishly on making the new technology work better so that "talkies" could reach their full potential.”
“Particularly after the arrival of "talkies" in the late 1920s, the public appetite for movies appeared insatiable.”
“This is madness going from thinking still photography to 'talkies' to internets.”
“Yes, most Scifi and grand scale movies deserve to be on Bluray, but dramas, "talkies", and films that aren't meticulously re-imaged to the higher quality format are just a waste of money.”
“Dubbed "talkies," these new films became the standard, much to the chagrin of the stars and creators of silent films who fought to stay relevant.”
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