The Roaring Twenties

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  • The Roaring 20s
    • Paintings were used to portray society in an objective way.
    • The 20s was the Golden Age of German cinema. Its best known director, Fritz Lang produced lots of films.
    • A new group of architects emerged called the Bauhaus. Their approach was very different to the elaborate pre-war style.
    • A vibrant nightlife scene full of daring shows and naked dancing emerged. Berlin was famous for transvestites and homosexuality was no longer frowned upon.
    • Theatre and opera were set in the society of the time and included greater realism.
    • A lot of people in the countryside thought the new lifestyle was immoral.
    • The lifestyle was mainly found in Berlin, it did not stretch across the country.
    • By the 1930s everything stopped.


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