Wednesday, October 2, 2019

America in the 1920s :: American America History

America in the 1920s INTRODUCTION The Twenties wan a decade which condidted of many well know events and famous people. In which made the twenties part of out history today, such events and people that made history in the twenties were Al Capone the well mnow mafia leader from Chicago, Charlie Chaplain of the silent movies, the annual Montreal Carninval in Canada, and the 60th anniversary of canada in 1927. But these events and people are only a quarter of the history help in the 1920's. ENTERTAINMENT Entertainment in the Twenties consisted of many famous people, it was in the twenties when a man by the name of Walt "Elias" Disney (1901-66) a cartoonest born in Chicago, in which he later graduated and later started his own animation company which he introduced Disney's most popular ans enduring cartoon characters "MICKEY MOUSE" in 1928. During the twenties MICKEY entertained Canadians in such films as "Steam Boat Willie" (1928). Other great cartoon films done be Disney include "Skeleton Dance" in (1929). The silent movies of the twenties is nothing to compaire with the voiced movies we have today. The actors had to show alot of facial and bady expressions to get the veiwers to understand what was happening in the film. The most talented actor's in the twenties were Charlie Chaplai who was known for his "tramp" look, Keaton with his stone facial expressions (because he showed no emotion) and the famous romatic Radolph Valintino. These three and many more entertained Canadians through the twenties. In 1926 the voice era was coming in effect by Warner Brothers by the Vitaphone. In 1927 Warner Brothers finally completed the first sound picture called "The Jazz Singer" To canadains evenings were not spent infront of t.v. Instead they would listen to the radio. One for the radio stations listened to was CKCL. They would listen to mostly music and live plays. Most of the music they listened to was Jazz, and of course those were the days of the popular ballroom dancing with the big bands. Other ways of entertainment were by newspapers and books, One of the novels was "Strange Fugitives". Back in the twenties Canadains authors produced 50 best sellins Fashion When the first world war ended a new stage was set for a new fashion. Such signs of fashion change was already happening. The loosening of fit

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