Misha Crews

These books feel like home.

By the end of the 1930s, things seem grim.  On the world scene, Nazis become the second-largest party in Germany over communists; Hitler claims he would scrap Versailles treaty if he were in charge.  A giant meteorite lands deep in the Amazon rain forest; the explosion is the equivalent of 10 Hiroshima bombs. Here in …

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Well, we’re only two weeks into this cinematic adventure, and I’m already learning a lot!  In 1930, there were actually two – that’s right, two – Academy Award ceremonies!  The first ceremony (and the one on which this week’s blog focuses) honored films released between August 1, 1928 and July 31, 1929.  1930 (January – June): …

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