one reeler

one-reeler

[wuhn-ree-ler]
noun
a motion picture, especially a cartoon or comedy, of 10 to 12 minutes' duration and contained on one reel of film: popular especially in the era of silent films.

Origin:
1915–20; one reel + -er1

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