Walt Disney – Animation Jimmy Stewart – Mr. Nice Guy Famous Actor Clark Gable - Mr. Handsome Famous Actor
On the Air: Daily Radio Broadcast - Jack Benny - George Burns & Gracie Allen Jack Benny
- Green Hornet - Lone Ranger! Soap Operas – are born
Literature and Art: John Steinbeck – The Grape of Wrath – Family fleeing Dust Bowl for California.
Literature and Art: William Faulkner – The Sound and the Fury - Used stream of Consciousness technique - Hear what character is thinking…
Literature and Art: Photography - Time & Life Magazines - Best selling immediately, photo documentary
The difference between black and white during this time…. Gordon Parks (first Black photographer for Life) most famous photograph, American Gothic (1942) shows a black woman posed in front of an American flag with a broom and mop at hand, illustrating the social divide and inequality of not only America, but the hierarchy of gender. Literature and Art: American Gothic Art Style - Regional Style, Rural no-nonsense Midwesterners….
Little help for the minorities… Louisville Flood Victims 1937 by Margeret Bourke-White Over 400 killed, thousands displaced, little financial help for very poor blacks living in Ohio River Valley
Note Page 37 Life During the Great Depression By Morgan J. Burris Lexington Middle School The End