Fads and flappers and the entertainment industry

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Before WW1, what was a women's role?
To be a housewife and a mother,
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How did this change in World War One? What were they needed for?
They were forced to have a job and earn their own money as their husbands wer at war- first step to independance,
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What kind of dances did young people move away from and what new dances?
Moves away from Waltz to the Charleston and tango,
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What new music did young people love and why?
jazz- It originated from black music so they felt rebellious and wild,
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Where was Jazz music played in and a name of a place where it was played?
Night clubs like the New York Cotton CLub
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What are the names of two black musicians who played there?
Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington
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WHere did people do to watch entertainment?
To football games and to cinemas,
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What were the new types of girls called and what were they like? What did they wear?
called flappers and their hair was short an dbobbed, they tired to look flat-chested and wore skirts that rose to the knee and she used lipstick, smoked cigs and drove a 'tin Lizzy',
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What did young men wear?
They wore pinstripe suits with a tribly hat and spats on their shoes,
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How did the older generation feel about these new girls and what did they set up and what was it aims? How did it share its ideas?
They dislike the new America and set up the Anti-Flirt Association whci hto to control the excesses of youn girls by handing out badges and organsied speeches,
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For music, what could people buy to play gramophone recordings on at home?
A phonograph,
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What was another way of listening to music at home and what did the number of homes with this equipment rise from in 1920 to 1929?
Radio and from 1920 rose from 60,000 to 10 million in 1929,
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What was set up on radios and how did these stations raise money?
Local and national commerical staions were set up which made money by advertising producst which the american people heard of and buyed,
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What was a new national habitat to watch movies and by 1929, how many Americans were going a week?
To the cinema and there were more than 110 million Americans a week.
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Why could people go to cinemas? Think about where they were, the price and the experience they got from going.
NEarly every ton had their own cinema. People could afford to pay a few pennies to see a movie, an it allowed audiences to escape their ordianry world to a fantasy one,
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What were the first movies like and how were words shown as well as music?
They were black and white and silent. Words would come up on the screen and cinemas would employ people to play backgroud music,
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When was the first 'talkie' movie released and what was it called?
In 1927 called 'The Jazz singer'
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By the mid-1930s, what films kind of films were being introduced and what was a name of a famous cartoonist who produced cartoons like Donald Duck?
Coloured films and walt Disney,
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Where were most films made and what were the names of some of the biggest movies companies and how many films did they make a year?
In Hollywood, a small state in Los Angeles and companmies were paramount, MGM an they produced more than 500 fioms a year,
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