The best of the 30s

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The best of the 30s

  1. 1. The Best of the 30s What did your great-grandparents do for fun?!
  2. 2. What came before O The 1930s will forever be associated with the Depression. O Life was harsh with many out of work and many underpaid. O Homelessness was a major problem. O The entire world was struggling. OBut was it all bad?
  3. 3. The Movies O The 1930s was a wonderful time for movies. Many of the most popular genres of movies became popular during this time. Exciting examples include: O The Adventures of Robin Hood O Alice in Wonderland O Frankenstein O Gone with the Wind O Dracula O The Wizard of Oz
  4. 4. The Three Stooges O The Three Stooges was a popular series of “shorts,” literally short movies. O Eventually, they gained a TV show. O There were actually SIX stooges. Larry, Curley, Moe, Shemp, and two Joes!
  5. 5. Popular Cartoons! O Disney began in the 1920s but became famous in 1934 with Snow White. O Mickey also debuted in the 20s but became famous in the thirties. O Warner Brothers began producing Looney Tunes in 1930. It’s earliest stars were Porky Pig and Daffy Duck. Eventually (1940) Bugs Bunny became a major star!
  6. 6. Comic Books! O Batman first appeared in Detective Comics 27 in 1939. O Comics had been out for years. But the first comic producing new stories came out in 1935. O Action Comics 1, the first appearance of Superman, came out in June 1938.

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