American Decades 1910-1919 (American Decades), 1st Edition by Matthew Joseph Bruccoli

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By 1916 movie attendance had grown to nearly twenty-five million Americans per day. For as little as a nickel (the origin of the term nickelodeon), a person could see two or three "shorts," and by middecade longer movies were also plentiful and affordable. At the same time they were available to nearly everyone, the movies made "stars" of individuals, creating the concept of truly national celebrity. Stars became valuable properties and were, accordingly, well paid. As moviemakers left New York for the better weather and scenic backdrops of California, they created a new geographic center for the American arts — as well as a truly American cultural phenomenon — in Hollywood.

Marshall and Stanley Murphy; "The Bunny Hug," by Harry Von Tilzer, "Clover Blossoms Rag," by E. J. ; "Everybody Two-Step," by Wallie Herzer and Earl C. Jones; "Hitchy Koo," by Lewis F. Muir, Maurice Abrahams, and L, Wolfe Gilbert; "It's a Long, Long Way to Tipperary," by Jack Judge and Harry H. Williams; "Melancholy (My Melancholy Baby)," by Ernie Burnett and George A. Norton; "On the Eight O'Clock Train," by Russel Robinson; "Scott Joplin's New Rag," by Scott Joplin; "The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi," by Dudleigh Vernor and Byron D.

Henry Awards are created to honor the short-story writer, who died in 1910. ) and fiction (Ernest Poole's His Family), Serving as a pilot in the war, dancer Vernon Castle is killed during a training exercise. Mar. The Little Review begins serializing James Joyce's Ulysses. 25 Mar. German-born Boston Symphony Orchestra conductor Carl Muck is arrested and imprisoned as an enemy alien. 16 Oct. Congress passes the Alien Act, which allows for the deportation of immigrants and aliens with radical political views.

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