Trailer was shown after, not before the film… that’s why the name is ‘Trailer’

History of Film Trailer: If we talk about the film trailer, then it is shown after the first film and the concept of showing before the film has started quite late.

May 03, 2022 | 5:10 pm

Whenever a film is about to come, people wait for its trailer before the film and after seeing the trailer of the film, an idea is taken about the film. But, do you know that when the trailer was started, at that time this trailer was shown not before the film, while it was shown after. In such a situation, we know what is the history of the trailer and now why it has been shown further.

Earlier it was shown after the end of the film.  This is the reason why it is called trailer.  Actually, it is made of trail and trail means after or behind.

Earlier it was shown after the end of the film. This is the reason why it is called trailer. Actually, it is made of trail and trail means after or behind.

Let us tell you that the trailer was shown at the end of the first feature and this trailer was shown with an upcoming feature.  Due to this, there was suspense in the minds of people that what would happen next in any other show.

Let us tell you that the trailer was shown at the end of the first feature and this trailer was shown with an upcoming feature. Due to this, there was suspense in the minds of people that what would happen next in any other show.

The thing is in 1913 when the first trailer was made.  At that time, people used to stay in the theater for a long time and like to watch something on the screen between one film after another.  In such a situation, a video was shown before the second film, which was not about the film.  It was for Broadway play.  The advertisement for the play was conceptualized by Broadway producer Nils Granlund and he was considered the father of the trailer.

The thing is in 1913 when the first trailer was made. At that time, people used to stay in the theater for a long time and like to watch something on the screen between one film after another. In such a situation, a video was shown before the second film, which was not about the film. It was for Broadway play. The advertisement for the play was conceptualized by Broadway producer Nils Granlund and he was considered the father of the trailer.

After this the video was shown at the end of the film and it was about some next film etc.  But, it is said that due to the trailer being shown at the end of the film, very few people used to watch the trailer and later this practice was changed and the trailer was shown initially.

After this the video was shown at the end of the film and it was about some next film etc. But, it is said that due to the trailer being shown at the end of the film, very few people used to watch the trailer and later this practice was changed and the trailer was shown initially.






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