- The state of existing; existence.
- The quality of being actual or factual; fact.
- (historical, film) A short early motion picture.
(Can we date this quote?) “The Variety Stage collection”, in Selected Materials from the Library of Congress:
- By 1903, the actuality film had reached its peak; in 1903, the Edison and Biograph companies, combined, registered three hundred fifty one actuality films for copyright protection. By 1908 that number had dropped to two.
the state of existing