The Golden Age was from  1940-1960
1940's
-WWll -T-shirts introduced -Ball point pens go on sale -United Nations founded -Bikinis introduced -Big Bang theory was fo...
In the 1940s  with the world at war, people were looking to escape the unhappiness in their lives,  musicals  filled this ...
An example of this is Oklahoma
Oklahoma was made by Richards Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.  Oklahoma opened at the St. James Theatre on March 31 st ,...
1950's
-First organ transplant -Colour TV introduced -Car seatbelts introduced -DNA discovered -Joseph Stalin dies -Rosa Parks re...
In the 1950s  the world was no longer at war, but people were still  looking for entertainment  so the 'happy musical'  co...
An example of this is The Sound of Music
The Sound of Music, set in 1938, was created by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II – who passed away nine months aft...
AND...
West Side Story was a book then turned into a musical. It has the plot of Romeo and Juliet. It was set in the mid 1950’s, ...
Thankyou for watching and listening! We hope you enjoyed it and learnt a lot about The Golden Ages!
A presentation by... Lola Fatmata
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  1. 2. The Golden Age was from 1940-1960
  2. 3. 1940's
  3. 4. -WWll -T-shirts introduced -Ball point pens go on sale -United Nations founded -Bikinis introduced -Big Bang theory was formulated
  4. 5. In the 1940s with the world at war, people were looking to escape the unhappiness in their lives, musicals filled this gap, they were entertaining and the more light hearted the be
  5. 6. An example of this is Oklahoma
  6. 7. Oklahoma was made by Richards Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. Oklahoma opened at the St. James Theatre on March 31 st , 1943 and ran for 2,212 performance. It was then transformed into a movie in 1955.
  7. 8. 1950's
  8. 9. -First organ transplant -Colour TV introduced -Car seatbelts introduced -DNA discovered -Joseph Stalin dies -Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat -McDonalds was founded -NASA founded
  9. 10. In the 1950s the world was no longer at war, but people were still looking for entertainment so the 'happy musical' continued to thrive
  10. 11. An example of this is The Sound of Music
  11. 12. The Sound of Music, set in 1938, was created by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II – who passed away nine months after the opening. The sound of music opened at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on November 15, 1959 – eventually becoming the second longest running Broadway musical of the Fifties. It was later turned into a movie in 1965, starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.
  12. 13. AND...
  13. 14. West Side Story was a book then turned into a musical. It has the plot of Romeo and Juliet. It was set in the mid 1950’s, exploring the rivals of two gangs. It was released on 1957, running for 732 performances before going on tour. It won a Tony Award for the choreography.
  14. 15. Thankyou for watching and listening! We hope you enjoyed it and learnt a lot about The Golden Ages!
  15. 16. A presentation by... Lola Fatmata

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