Entertainment was limited in the
40's because of the war. People usually didn't have the time or money to
spend going to the movies or reading a book. Many movies and books were
really good, despite this situation.
is a timeless classic made in the 40's. This movie starred Humphrey Bogart
and other famous actors from this decade.
"we'll always be in Paris.."
One of the most favorite lines from this film.
wrote many books about the environment and ADT. People took side on this
issue very quickly and and not until about 40 years later did people realize
that she was right.
Radio shows were
very popular in the 40's. Many radio shows that started in the 30's
and were still popular in the 40's such as the ''Shadow''.
the war were popular. When a wounded solider came home from the war, he
spent many hours telling about his experiences. Some tales were a little
untruthful. Many made it seem like Germany was crushing America or
that America was going to win in a week.
was written in the forties. Later in the century, it won the Newberry
award for the best book of the year.
The Disney classic
Bambi was introduced in the movie theaters in 1942. The movie was
about a deer that was growing up and making new friends. This movie is
really good for little children.
One of the children's
toys they loved to play with was the new dummy called the "Howdy Doody
Doll." The doll was a cowboy that wore brown cowboy boots and a red shirt.