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The Great Gatsby
Transcript of The Great Gatsby
-Actress, producer, and screen writer
-Pickford's hair nod become a symbol of female virtue
-Image of virtuous but fiery girl next door
-Extremely attractive, warm-hearted, generous, funny -- but independent and fiery-tempered when the occasion demands -Film director, and film producer
-" The teacher of us all"
-No town, no industry, no profession, no art form owes so much to a single man
-Griffin's art which transformed creative expression throughout the world, establishing motion pictures as the dominant form the 20th century -First influence was his mom would entertain him as a child by sitting at the window and mimicking passer-by
-British comic actor and film maker
-Influenced Johnny Depp and Disney -American actor, screenwriter, director and producer
-Referred to as "The King of Hollywood"
-Men wanted to act like him
-Best friends with Charlie Chaplin
-The original Zorro, Robin Hood, and captain of the 3 musketeers
-Known to be fashionable and sportive
-Influenced public's style
-He developed the film industry further + therefore is an important role -Stopped the legal sale of alcoholic beverages
-Increased productions of soft drinks and juice Large crowd, low budget -Fried chicken, baked ham, finger sandwiches (peanut butter and jelly, chicken salad, etc).
-Bread sticks, potato chips, saltine
-Deviled eggs, celery, olives, pickles, salted nuts crackers Pop Culture in the 1920s Music Art Literature -Development of Surrealism and Art Deco became a new movement -Aims to "resolve the previously contradictory condition of dream and reality" -An electric style combining traditional art with the Mechanic Age
-The style is often characterized by rich colors, bold geometric shapes, and lavish ornamentation -F.Scott Fitzgerald published "The Great Gatsby"
-T.S Eliot published "The Waste Land"
"One of the most important poems of the 20th century."
-A.A Milne published "Winnie the Pooh"
The first 3 characters were Pooh, Piglet, and Eeyore, then 2 years later the character Tigger was introduced -The bob was a very popular
hairstyle for women at the time
-Many different types of the bob were: the French bob, the straight bob, shingle bob (also known as the boyish bob), the Valentine bob and the Castle bob, named after ballroom dancer Irene Castle Fashion Women
- Straight, curveless dresses were worn with bust flattening
- The chemise hung straight down to the knees was popular
- Skirts were knee lengths or shorter
- For women, face, figure, coiffure, posture and grooming were the important factors of a woman.
- Glamour was an important fashion trend, due to influences of the motion picture industry
- Like men, hats were important in the fashion industry for women
- A cloche hat told everyone that you have short hair.
- The cloche hat affected body posture as it was pulled well over the eyes which meant young women held their heads at a specific angle in order to see where they were going.
- Flappers was a very popular trend that happened in the 20s.
- Flapper dresses were straight and loose, leaving the arms bare (sometimes no straps at all) and dropping the waistline to the hips. Silk or rayon stockings. Make up -The eyes were quite dark, the whole eye was edged with a black eyeliner and then the margins blurred easily
-Black and downward sloping eyebrows, inked with a black or brown eyeliner Communication and Technology -During the early twenties cream or ivory colored face powder were used very often by women
-In the mid-20s lip colours in deep red, deep brownish reds, plum and orange, were used more
-Colors like rose, raspberry and medium red were new trend near the end of the 20s decade
-Lipsticks were applied as a "Cupid's Bow", exaggerating the lower lip and the width of the lips de-emphasized a little -Fingernails painted only in the nail center, the half-moon and nail tip were left bare and white WORK CITED Weston, Pauline. Flapper Fashion 1920s C20th Fashion History. May 7, 2013. http://www.fashion-era.com/flapper_fashion_1920s.htm . 2001-2013.
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.http://www.ohassta.org/technology/inventions.swf People of this era communicated via mail.
Reading books/articles from newspapers were their source of information and entertainment
They did not have TELEVISION until mid 1920's
There wasn't a variety of newspapers to choose from. Readers chose from 4/5 types of newspapers.
The radio was a good source of media as this device helped make advertisements ACTIVITIES OF INTEREST Music-Played instruments
Movies-Drive in Theatres
Following fashion trends
Participated in sports;(mainly soccer games)
Attended disco dances/parties -The Jazz Age emerged
-Jazz influenced dance music which became very widely popular throughout the 1920s
-First commercial radio stations were in the United States West End Blues - Louis Armstrong Men
- Much of the men's clothing in the 1920s took its cue from what popular atheletes were wearing
- The plus-fours, plus - eights, and plus-sixes were worn by gold stars (Bobby Jones and Walter Hagen) who topped them with colorful Fairisle sweaters (multi-colored, multi-pattern sweater styles that originated from Scotland)
- "Plus" pants are categorized by how far the pants below he knee before being secured around the leg area
- Tennis also influenced young men's fasion by wearing white trousers and V-neck sweaters
- Ties became casual, bow ties were fasionable, as well as knit ties
- Knit ties went well with the collegiate look and leisure clothes which made them popular
- No man of any class went out with out a hat
- In summer - Panama straw hat or shallow flattop
Autumn/ Winter - Felt fedora - Jazz Age gave everyone an edgier look
- Women made sportswear into the greatest change in post-war fashion http://www.timetoast.com/timelines/inventions-in-the-1920s