What Is Hollywood During The Great Depression

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Hollywood During the Great Depression by Tessa A. Hudgeon In 1929 the Stock Market crashed, 13 to 15 million Americans lost their jobs. The Great Depression lasted from 1929-1939. It was a hard time for the U.S. Many people didn’t have money or jobs. People relied on movie theaters to help them through the rough time that they were in. Throughout the Great Depression Hollywood tried its best to make movies and continue to get customers. Hollywood made good business decisions during The Great Depression. People in Hollywood made money by making movies. The Great Depression hit Hollywood hard, but they were able to get better by offering sweepstakes and drawings for cash prizes at the theater. People came in hopes of winning money, it really
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