Why did movies and radios become popular in the 1930s?

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As people recovered from the Great Depression and had more disposable income, they searched for new ways to spend their time. With the ease and quickness of transmission of information and communication and story-telling, radio and film revolutionized how people looked at the world.
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What music was popular in the 1930s?

The popular music in the 1930s was Swing. Swing has its grounds in Jazz. In Swing, the first time, Big Bands were made. A Big Band contains many people. Every Instrument has more members who play it. So u have like 3 saxophones instead of one in a normal jazz band. The most famoust big bands were (MORE)

Why did Nazism become a popular philosophy in Germany in the early 1930's?

The Nazism became popular due to the worldview that "Homosexuals, Specially Challenged People, Gypsies, and the most, Jews, enemies of our (Germany) Motherland and we should throw them out of germany". Hitler (leader of Nazi party) also came up with the well-known saying: HAIL HITLER! HAIL NAZI GERM (MORE)

What movies were popular in the 1930s?

The 1930s were the "Golden Age" of Hollywood! While the country was struggling its way back up from The Great Depression, Hollywood was making movies the country could escape into... if only for an hour or so. The standard films were "talkies" with new faces and more vibrant characters, as silent (MORE)

What cartoons were popular in the 1930s?

Many Disney cartoons were popular both in comic strips and short films. During the 1930's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs became the first full-length animated film. Also characters such as Mortimer (better known as Mickey) Mouse and Donald Duck became household names. Also, Superman made his debut (MORE)

What was the popular entertainment in the 1930s?

Some of the popular entertainment during the 1930's was going to the movies to escape their stressful lives. Also neighbors would come together to play cards and other games. Kids from the neighborhood would make up and play games with things they could find. Sports were big too. Friends and family (MORE)

When did the radio become popular?

The first radio station was broadcasted in 1920 and became ever so popular after that increasing from one station in 1920 to over 600 in 1922

What songs were popular in the 1930's?

Surprise, many of the popular songs done by the Platters and some Doo-Wop groups originally came out in the thirties, such as Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, Where or When, (Thought to be a eulogy on Jean Harlow), You Belong to Me ( thought to commemorate the Electra Project) and one somewhat morbid one- L (MORE)

Most popular transport in 1930s?

One assumes you mean US aircraft. Very well. Popular transports of this period include the famous Ford Tri-Motor ( The Tin Goose) the Biplane transport-the Curtiss Condor, which had retractable landing gear,there wee a variety of different mods, andlater, after about l934 , the Douglas DC-3 DC stand (MORE)

How did the radio become popular?

It became so popular because during the 1920s and so on, and during the Great Depression and World War 1 and such, it was usefull for a new standard in communication with your friends or communication in war but it was also sparked in regular citizens in the U.s and manyother places for leisure. Cau (MORE)

Popular tv show in 1930s?

There was no 'broadcast' television as we know it, in the 1930's. It was for the most part, still in the inventors' hands (and minds.) Modern television did not become affordable and popular until the 1950's.

What movies were there in the 1930s?

"All Quiet on the Western Front" (1930) "Hell's Angels" (1930). Directed by Howard Hughes. "The Dawn Patrol" (1930) "Animal Crackers" (1930) "Murder!" (1930). Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. "Anna Christie" (1930) "M" (1931) "City Lights" (1931) "Skippy" (1931) "Frankenstein (MORE)

What sports where popular in 1930?

Most sports that are popular now were popular back then alson such as wrestling basketball and baseball but football was popilar but not as much

Who was the most popular movie director of the 1930s?

Perhaps Frank Capra. He directed 15 films in the 1930's including: "Dirigible" (1931) "The Bitter Tea of General Yen" (1933) "It Happened One Night" (1934). Best Picture OSCAR winner. "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town" (1936) "Lost Horizon" (1937) "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" (1939).

Who are the popular female singers of the 1930s?

Ruth Etting, Helen Morgan, Lee Wiley, Mildred Bailey, Connee Boswell, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Annette Hanshaw, Ethel Waters, Greta Keller, Adelaide Hall, Nina Mae McKinney, Jane Froman, Kate Smith, Lillian Roth, Martha Tilton, Helen Forrest, Helen Ward, Eileen Barton, Helen Humes, Marlene D (MORE)

What are popular girl names 1930s?

According to the Social Security Administration the top twenty names for girls in the 1930's were: . Mary . Betty . Barbara . Shirley . Patricia . Dorothy . Joan . Margaret . Nancy . Helen . Carol . Joyce . Doris . Ruth . Virginia . Marilyn . Elizabeth . Jean . Frances . Beverl (MORE)

What sport was most popular in 1930s?

Baseball was the reigning king of sports in America in the 20s and 30s. But it suffered like the rest of the economy. Attendance dropped from 17 million in 1929, to 11 million in 1933. Babe Ruth negotiated a salary of $80,000 in 1930 but saw it cut in half three years later. The Cincinnati Reds decl (MORE)

Popular movie stars from the 1930s?

Popular movie stars from 1930's are: Fred Astaire, Charlie Chaplin, W.C. Fields, Errol Flynn, Clark Gable, Greta Garbo, Laurel & Hardy, Myrna Loy, The Marx Brothers, William Powell, Ginger Rogers, Shirley Temple and Mae West.

What is a populare food from 1930?

Jell-o! It was invented in 1897, but it took a long time before it was really made popular by a group of food experts in 1900--after that it became America's favorite dessert. It was used in almost every course of the "elegant meal" in America in the 1930's. The popularity and availability of electr (MORE)

What kind of movies tended to be popular during the 1930s?

"All Quiet on the Western Front" (1930) "Hell's Angels" (1930). Directed by Howard Hughes. "The Dawn Patrol" (1930) "Animal Crackers" (1930) "Murder!" (1930). Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. "Anna Christie" (1930) "City Lights" (1931) "Frankenstein" (1931) "Dracula" (1931) " (MORE)

Is TV becoming more popular than movies?

Yes, I think so because are lots of good shows being aired on TV that most people will never choose to miss and most likely, it will not take that long for a new flick to be aired on your favorite movie channel.

Why nazism became popular in 1930?

Nazism became popular due to a few reasons. First, after world war one gemrany was in shambles. Their economy and country fell apart. The versiellie treaty made them pay whT they had left to the allies as reparations money, they had to give up large amounts of territory, and formaly state that the w (MORE)

Why did people turn to radio and movies in the 1930s?

I know that in the depression they couldn't afford movies so they turned to radio. The first radios were expensive but at the end of a hard working day everyone looked forward to being entertained by the radio which after buying it, was Free.

What effects did sports movies radio and music have on popular culture in the US during the 1920s?

The mass media had a major impact on the popular culture of the 1920s, which were already becoming a decade of social change (women had gotten the vote; a number of successful black artists, poets, authors and sculptors brought us the "Harlem Renaissance," more young people were going to college, et (MORE)

When did silent movies become popular?

Since all of the early films were silent movies, the question ismore along the lines of "When did movies become popular?" The first motion picture (as we know it) was exhibited in 1896, andthe very concept of pictures that moved drew in the crowds, so youcould say that movies were popular right fro (MORE)

What were the popular jobs in the 1930?

During the 1930s, mechanization of factories contributed toadditional employment for semi-skilled workers, and New Dealgovernment programs increased the number of construction jobs. Inthat decade, significant professional careers were accounting, lawand medicine. The Great Depression lasted during m (MORE)