Entertainment of the 1920's

Entertainment of the 1920's

The 1920's was a gateway to new popular mass entertainment like radios, movies, and even sports heroes were used as entertainment.
source;https://sites.google.com/site/unitedstatestakesontheworld/entertainment-of-the-1920-s
http://youtu.be/BBggHnQF6E4

Movies became one of the biggest forms of entertainment during this decade

When it all started, the film industry was first located in New York but later moved to Hollywood where up to 700 movies were produced a year! The "studio system" consisted of a few company's that made the whole industry, like Fox, Paramount, and MGM. They pretty much controlled everything. Disney was also created in this era, in 1923.
source;https://sites.google.com/site/unitedstatestakesontheworld/entertainment-of-the-1920-s (video image was also from above source) and also source;https://historychannel.ou.edu/america-in-the-1920s/sample.html
sports was a large part of entertainment for the 1920's. Babe Ruth being one of the most well known sports hero of that decade. In the 1920's and 1930's he was playing for the New York Yankees. He hit 41 home runs in 1923, 45 in 1924, and 47 in 1926.
source; wiki and google images
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The 20's was also a decade of dancing! With tons of live music and clubs and drinking and dancing. Dresses became shorter exposing more knee, leg, and thigh. Woman often would shed their corsets for a more boyish figure, or a man wouldn't dance with you. They would then put it back on before going home to appease their family.
source;http://www.angelfire.com/anime4/sephirothbadazz/Reports/entertainment.html
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The radio was equally as important. In 1919 the first commercial radio station was created, broadcasting things like advertisements, news, and entertainment. by 1929 10 million households had radios and their were 800 stations. KDKA provided the nations first public radio broadcast, broadcasting the presidential election of 1920.
source;https://sites.google.com/site/unitedstatestakesontheworld/entertainment-of-the-1920-s