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"The Roaring Twenties" Mass Culture in the 1920's

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Ashley Houlden

on 28 February 2011

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"The Roaring Twenties"
Mass Culture in the 1920s Advertising Film Sports Radio Mass Culture in the 1920s
Between the years of 1920 and 1929, a new movement was beginning to emerge in the United States. The production of Hollywood films, popularity of sports, radio broadcasts, and advertisements were seeping into the homes of millions Americans across the country. This mass culture, as it was nick-named, modernized American society by appealing to middle class citizens. The different aspects involved in each of these modernizations changed the morals Americans once embraced before the emergence of this mass culture. Film Comedian, Charlie Chaplin The production of Cecil B. DeMille's, The Ten Commandments Actress, Clara Bow The city where movies were forever produced. A 1926 movie poster for the film
"The son of the sheik"
starring heartthrob, Rudolph Valentino. Radio The "Amos & Andy Show" was the most popular radio show during the 1920s. A family in the 1920s would gather around the radio in order to listen to it. Advertising
Sports Movie clip of Clara Bow's movie
'It' of 1927 Black Sox Scandal The Coca-Cola winter time advertisments in the 1920s play a big role in how we portray Santa Claus today. This cigarette advertisement is using Babe Ruth to appeal to American citizens. Josh Gibson Negro National League Jack Dempsey &
Gene Tunney Bill tilden Gertrude Ederle Satchel Paige Babe ruth Ivy League football
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