They both also convey the economy at the time. In “Brother, Can You Spare A Dime”, the speaker is shown begging people for money, namely, a dime, while reminiscing the golden times of the past. At the same time, the speaker in “We Sure Got Hard Time” is shown describing the current situation, and while it is unknown if the speaker have a job or not, the song shows how hard it is to find one. The song also describes the economic status of the country. Bacon has gone to a dollar a pound and a well known cash crop, cotton plants, are dropping in value.
He was a charismatic performer which landed him plenty of gigs on the “mid 50’s concert circuit”. In late 1959 his career came to an abrupt halt when he was arrested. He was released in 1964, right in the middle of the “British Invasion”. His songs “Nadine”, “No Particular Place To Go”, and other all reached the UK Top 30, showing his continued relevance. In 1966, he sought to advance his career as the R&B genre
He was nominated for lead performances in The Hustler (1961), Hud (1963), and Cool Hand Luke (1967) (Ebert). In addition, Newman directed the 1968 film Rachel, Rachel starring his wife, which was nominated for Best Picture (Harmetz). His superstardom was set in stone with the release of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid in 1969, which starred Newman and his friend Robert Redford in the title roles. The film stands as one of the most successful Westerns in history (“Paul Newman.” Newsmakers). During this period, Newman was best known for playing rebellious characters, but his undeniable charm made
In high school, he was popular among his peers, was elected student body president, and enjoyed performing in school plays. After graduating from College in 1932, Reagan had the good fortune to find work as a radio sports announcer. Reagan spent much of his life turning himself into “someone else”. He soon went from a small-town mid-western boy to become a Hollywood “City Slicker” star. He went on to become a notable film
“Once you replace your negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results” - said Willie Nelson. Willie Nelson has achieved a lot in life. Willie had 15 Grammy Awards because of the way he sang, and secured a place in the Country Music Hall of Fame, making Willie one of the greatest country singers of the 20th century. Willie Nelson started learning music when he was just a kid. He wrote his first song when he was seven years old.
(221). Here, despite hearing of the selfish lifestyles of the wealthy, Tom is still hopeful that he could improve his future by moving out west. This optimism and hope for the American economy was widespread throughout the Great Depression and can be noted in multiple works of literature from the period, as it is in Steinbeck 's
Kenneth Brian Edmonds (Babyface) is the person we have to thank for this greatness. He not only produced this soundtrack but he wrote it as well. Babyface has written and produced more than 26 number 1 and has won 11 Grammys. He started off writing songs to express his feelings but once his father died to lung cancer, he was determined to have a career in music. The name Babyface came from his youthful look.
They had two kids named John and Susan Tracy. Spencer supported himself with little jobs like bellhop, janitor, and salesmen for money. He won two oscars in a row for captain courageous he was one of the 9 to win 2 in a row in 1937. [1 One thing that helped him win these awards was he could actually seem like the character he is playing as is him.] In 1930 Spencer Tracy was in a play called The Last Mile it was a broadway drama and he was playing as a convicted killer.
He got involved in extracurricular literary and dramatic activities, where he developed his extensive writing skills. In 1919 at Montgomery, Alabama, he met, courted and eventually married Zelda Sayre. At the age of twenty-four, in 1920, Fitzgerald revised and published his first best-selling novel This Side of Paradise which made him prosperous and popular(Baym and Levine, 2013). Their only-begotten child was born to them in the year 1921.Basically, in the twenties, Fitzgerald became a prolific writer and wrote three novels and 178 short stories, which were well paying. During the thirties, he engaged in partying and drinking which made him bankrupt.
“Chaplin’s world-view was that he was raised in poverty. (Inasmuch, he popularized his light-hearted character) with the trademark baggy trousers, hat, cane an carefully trimmed moustache. He was a household name by 1915. In 1918 he signed the film industry‘s first million-dollar contract” (Roberts & Wallis 130). His creation of the tramp in the Depression ear of the 1920s and 1930s was praised for connecting to the average American or British citizens that were suffering with poverty in those times.