Popular comics, books, and movies

from the 1930's

Books back then...

There were quite a lot of books that were popular back then, and some are still popular today. Here are a couple:

  • The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, 1939
  • Of Mice and Men 1937
  • The Hobbit by J. J. R. Tolken, 1937
  • Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell, 1936
  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, 1932

Much more books are found here: https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/1930s


They're where many comics floating around back in 1930. In fact, many people claim it to be the start of the Golden Age of Comics. Many great classics stared in the newspapers, such as:

  • Dick Tracy, 1931
  • Popeye, 1929
  • Superman, 1938
  • Betty Boop, 1934
  • Batman, 1939
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Many movies from this time are well known now as well as back in the 1930s! Here are a few:

  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr.Hyde, 1931
  • Frankenstein, 1931
  • Gone with the wind, 1939
  • The Wizard of Oz, 1939
  • King Kong, 1933

You can find more famous movies here: http://movies.amctv.com/movie-guide/favorite-movies-1930s/

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