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Arts and Entertainment in the 1930s


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  • Gone with the Wind, 1939
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, 1937
  • The Wizard of Oz, 1939
  • The Woman in Red, 1935
  • King Kong, 1933
  • San Francisco, 1936
  • Hell's Angels, 1930
  • Lost Horizon, 1937
  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, 1939
  • Maytime, 1937


The adults liked the movie, Gone With the Wind, a Civil War romance story, with "The King of Hollywood," Clark Gable. Also there was Shirley Temple, known for her blonde ringlets and her ability to sing and tap dance. Shirley Temple became a favourite celebrity in 1934 when she first acted in the following: Now and Forever, Little Miss Marker, and Bright Eyes. By the end of the year she received an Academy Award.  By the end of the decade, one of the first colour motion pictures was released. The Wizard of Oz made its screen first appearance in 1939.