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The Roaring 20's
Transcript of The Roaring 20's
During the Roaring 20's, music in particular underwent drastic changes that accurately represented the cultural evolution that was occuring during that decade of the 20's. this fundamental period of American music resulted in many important changes in song form, dance music, and production that still have a resounding effect on music to this day.
We have chosen this topic because we both like to listen to music and we both like to watch movies. We both enjoyed doing this project because while doing it we got the chance to understand how old music and movies use to be like.
The Roaring 20's
Jazz music in particular was born in New Orleans, Louisiana which was home to a hybrid racial community of white, creole, and African American communities, as well as strong influences of French culture. This resulted in a variety of music such as ragtime, French and Italian opera, carribean music, and spiritials which converged to form what is now known as Jazz or "hot music" in the 1920's
The first popular blues music began appearing in the late 1900's and early 1910's. Blues music originated earlier than that in the African American communities in the Deep Southern states of the US. 1920s blues focused on a twelve bar structure. Songs would often chronicle the singers personal troubles and daily racial problems associated with being African American in the prejudiced and segregated South.
By: Cedric Dhaiti
Willy "The Lion Smith
Jelly Roll Morton
1920-1930 was the decade between the end of the War and the Depression following the Stock Market Crash. The basic patterns and foundations of the film industry were established in the 1920s. The studio system was essentially born with long-term contracts for stars, lavish production values, and increasingly rigid control of directors and stars by the studio's production cheif and in-house publicity departments.
Warner Bros. Pictures was incorporated in 1932 by the Polish brothers.The studio's first principle asset was Rin Tin Tin. It became prominent by 1927 due to its introduction of talkies and early 30s gangster films. It was known as the "Depression studio". In the 40s , it specialized in Bugs Bunny animations and other cartoons.
Marcus Loew of Loew's, Inc., was the parent film of what eventually became Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Metro Pictures Corporation was a production company founded in 1916 by Richard S. Rowland and Louis B. Mayer. The famous MGM lion roar in the studio's opening logo was first recorded and viewed in a film in 1928.
Fox Film Corporation/ Foundation, was founded in 1912 by NY nickelodean owner William Fox. Its first film was Life's Shop Window.
An Old 1920's Movies
An Old 1920's song