What Were the Hottest Pop Culture Trends of the 30s?

Florence Thompson and her children in a photograph known as Migrant Mother

Despite the devastating impact of the Great Depression (1929-late 1930s) alongside the other global and political crises, the 1930s had witnessed the emergence of several pivotal cultural trends.It was during this period that people had somewhat created an escape from the hardships and anxiety going on about. According to historians, the literature, … Read more

Clark Gable

Clark Gable

Early Life William Clark Gable was born in Cadiz, Ohio, on February 1, 1901. He was the son of an oil-well driller, William Henry Gable, and Adeline Hershelman. Gable’s mother died when he was ten months old. In 1903, his father married a woman named Jennie Dunlap. At the age of thirteen, … Read more

Charles Laughton

Charles Laughton

Early Life             Charles Laughton was born on Scarborough, Yorkshire on July 1, 1899. He was the son of Yorkshire hotel keepers, namely Eliza and Robert Laughton. In his childhood, Laughton was sent to a local boys’ school, Scarborough School. However, after a short period of studying in Scarborough, Laughton was then sent … Read more