Writers and Artists of the 1920s

Can you name the Writers and Artists of the 1920s

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Wrote novels 'Arrowsmith' and 'Main Street'First recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature
Wrote 'The Great Gatsby'Had a crazy wife named Zelda
Name backwards is almost 'toilets'The words to his poems were used in the musical Cats
Famous for quote 'I am Negro- and beautiful'Harlem Renaissance poet
Wrote 'The Sun Also Rises,' a novel about World War ILost generation writer and alcoholic
Wrote 'The Cantos,' a 120 line epicSame birthday as Marissa Spendore
Architectural design movement of the 1920sThe Chrysler Building was constructed in this style
Artistic movement in the North as a result of the Great MigrationThink jazz, babe
Sang 'Strange Fruit' a ballad about southern lynchingNicknamed 'Lady Day'
American jazz trumpeterBorn in New Orleans Louisiana
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Surrealist artist, painted 'Persistence of Memory' Has a notable moustache
An artistic movement to resolve the absurdity that divided dreams and realityWhat is real?
Group of writers and artists that were disillusioned by the materialism of American CultureMany lived in France and were alcoholics
Known for his blue periodPainted 'Man with a Guitar'
Famous 1920s editor Coined term 'Lost Generation'
Art movement notable for its unexpected juxtaposition and nonconformityEmbraced at the beginning of the decade - rejected by the end
Venue for black musiciansLocated in Harlem
First movie with sound and dialogueStarred Al Jolson
Association developed in the 1920s to control content of moviesBroadened the appeal of movies
This city in California began to boom due to the rise in cinemaThe sign originally said Hollywood Land
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