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Thread #59418   Message #1773583
Posted By: Amos
01-Jul-06 - 12:50 PM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
The term "trailer" comes from their having originally been shown at the end of a film programme. Although that practice did not last long, due to patrons tending to leave the theater after the films proper were finished, the name has stuck. ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trailer_(movie)