During 1930, the Film Industry was seen as a tremendous source of communist activity. This was because of the Great Depression. The Great Depression had led many actors in the Film Industry to Communism. During this time, investigations were made into the film industry relating to communism. These did not fully erupt until the 1930s-1940s. The House of Un-American
The relationship between film and society continue in the 1930’s. With the start of the great depression came the start of the Breen Office. The Breen Office regulated films in the mid 1930’s and the movie makers decided to embrace the American Values the Breen Office was trying to stand for. Sklar states that this new sense of American Values in film helped to “boost the morale of a confused and anxious people by fostering a spirit of patriotism, unity and commitment to national values,” (3597).
“The word ‘unemployment’ has become one of the most dreadful words in the language.” This was a quote by Henry Ford during the early 1930s. During this time, technology was advancing, but the economy was on a downfall. The 1930s was one of America’s early decades that changed culture and life forever. There was economic struggle, technological advancement, and an effect on the economy due to changing technology.
Silent films, jazz concerts, sports, dancing marathons, radio entertainment. Video games, cable TV, digital movies, apps, internet. Any of these sound familiar? The first characteristics belong to the Silent Majority, which is the generation that lived in the 1920s. The other ones pertain to the Millennials, this generation consists of people born in the late 1980s all the way to 2000s. Two different generations that even though they seem very different, they can be similar in some aspects and some of the main themes that compare both times are transportation, media and entertainment.
“It was in the 1920s, when nobody had time to reflect, that I saw a still-life painting with a flower that was perfectly exquisite, but so small you really could not appreciate it” (Georgia O’Keeffe). The 1920’s was a decade that was associated with outrageousness. Where America changed as they recovered from World War I, they had to come up with new ways of thinking and behaving. The 1920’s were full of ups and downs. The 20s were full of cheer, rioting, and depression.
The French New Wave was a film movement in the 1950’ and 60’s that consisted of an explosion of new film techniques, values, and styles that became a defining moment of cinematic innovation that’s impact is still present in the modern film industry. An influx of new, young directors sought to narratively, ideologically and stylistically veer off from the dominant, traditional mainstream cinema production standards and redefine the French film industry. The movement didn’t happen overnight and its origins and influences stem back to the occupation of France by Nazi-Germany during World War II, the subsequent Italian Neo-Realism movement, and a combination of previous film periods.
Hollywood is also the birthplace for movie studios. The industry affected the 1920’s and modern times. The way in which it affected the 1920’s, was that everything about the film industry dramatically grew with the innovations and technologies that were created. It affected modern times by introducing a phenomenal industry that needed to be kept up to date in every aspect. It also affected times by being such a great financial stronghold that everyone in the world knew about. In a different view, the movie industry affected the 1920’s all through the modern times by providing viewers amazing entertainment. All in all, ranging from studios, to movie stars, to the luxurious lifestyles of the stars, Hollywood is one unique place that will never be
The 1920’s and 30’s were transitional times in American history. The 1920’s were a time carefree living and success. Americans were wealthy and prosperous, while businesses were booming and stocks were rising. In the 10 years that followed the stocks fell, america was at a standstill, and americans were disgraced. Despite these two eras being completely different, our nation was forever changed afterwards.
The Great Depression dominated the 1930s. The despair of the poor and unemployed eventually turned to hope as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt initiated the New Deal, an "alphabet soup" of programs designed to boost the economy through public works programs and other federal intervention. The failed experiment of Prohibition would end in 1934.
The 1930’s was one of the worst decades. The stock market crashed, sending the country into economic depression. Many people in the lower class lost their jobs as businesses shut down. The presidential election of 1932 was affected majorly since a number of the people hated Hoover’s response to the economic crisis. Conditions were really bad, especially for African Americans. During this decade, discrimination increased quite a bit. The Great Depression in the 1930’s caused Franklin Delano Roosevelt to become President, many people to lose their job, and an increase in racism.
During the Great Depression, many theaters started falling apart due to financial issues. Right then the federal theater project was created to help small theaters that were suffering from these financial issues. It was also created to bring back life to large theaters who couldn 't afford the needs to maintain a theater. The way that the this federal theater project helped was the government takes over your theater and maintains it but the catch is that you don 't have any control over it. For example “as the depression worsened, theatrical unions became unable to care for their own members” ( text 1, lines 15-17). This shows that the reason why the federal theater project was created. The federal theater was not successful for many
A little town in the middle of nowhere is often seen as just a small backward little place. It does depend, however, on what such a place offers to those living there. For those who grow up in such a small place the treasures are endless. This is the place where you learn most of life’s lessons, if not all of them. Having grown up in a town that was really a compact city, made the greatest impression on my life. It is exactly this compact city that allowed me to know a lot about city life. I have also since discovered that city folk know very little about the world outside of their community, the greater city and the outside world. What I appreciate about growing up in a small town is that we were not cut off from the rest of the world. On the contrary, our little town gave us access to the world.
After the World War One, the America experienced a cultural boom which resulting different forms of culture appears. In order to make films appeal to the audience, various cultural elements were introduced into the production of films.
Since the Wall Street stock market crash in 1929, millions of business went bankrupt and millions of people felt there was no hope for live and would like to give up the life. However, the economic crisis drove people to seek for higher living standard like the popularity of big band and jazz music was increase, as well as photographing, listing to video, watching films and many kinds of entertainment activities. In fact, in the 1940s, it was the golden age of American films. Due to Griffith and Charlie Chaplin and other professional won the world reputation for American films, as well as the Wall Street meddling in the movie industry, Hollywood movie grew rapidly and called for part of the profits. The raised of capital has led to the film
With an investigation of the likeness and dissimilarity of culture, film classifications, and showcasing media amongst Hollywood and Bollywood, it is simpler to appreciate the genuine thought behind the specific filmmaking procedures and way to deal with progress. Hollywood and Bollywood both have advanced over the previous century with one of a kind and particular qualities while being equivalent in a couple of viewpoints. As far as the narrative in script writing is concerned there can be no comparison between the two as both are completely opposite and equally competent in their own right.